Monthly Archives: April 2012

keeping up with the Spirit

Our story Sunday was one of my favorites, because it is so incredibly unlikely. A disciple is headed down a road in the middle of the wilderness when all of a sudden he meets the treasurer of Ethiopia, who is … Continue reading

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a different story

The text for last Sunday at Bethany was a thorny one. Acts 3:1-20 tells the story of Peter and John healing a man and then Peter delivers something of a screed to the crowd when they are amazed at the … Continue reading

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resurrection people

Easter is not just a day–it’s a season. (Candy manufacturers should totally take advantage of this and continue to sell Cadbury eggs.) And for the season of Easter we’ll be studying Acts at Bethany. Acts tells the story of what … Continue reading

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on the road to Galilee

All the gospels agree that Easter began early in the morning. I hope that wherever you were Easter morning, and however you observed the day, you had at least a few moments of the kind of peace that dawn brings. … Continue reading

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a different kind of parade

First, go read this poem by David LaMotte. It’s fantastic. And the thoughts on Palm Sunday that follow depend on it. Also, did I mention that it’s fantastic? It will be a children’s book soon. I can’t wait. (Hat tip … Continue reading

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