Monthly Archives: March 2012

of wine and coats

Garth last week, and Dolly this week! I promise there are other musical influences beyond country in my life. The text for this week has a couple of Jesus’ more confusing statements. We read from Mark in worship, but Matthew … Continue reading

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friends in low places

When I first sketched out the plan for our lent series, a couple of months ago, I was very excited about the story for this Sunday, where Jesus has dinner with Levi, the tax collector. I was mainly excited because … Continue reading

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healing along the way

Sometimes I think the most revolutionary, unbelievable thing we do each week in worship is the part of the service where we kiss and make up—the prayer of confession, words of forgiveness, and passing of the peace. Growing up it … Continue reading

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the low road

The passage this week is one I always struggle with. Jesus tells his disciples that the road ahead will lead to the cross and then says that the mark of discipleship is to take up our own crosses. It is … Continue reading

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