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What a Table!

What a Table!

“Jesus, knowing that God had given all things into his hands, and that he had come from God and was going to God, got up from the table, took off his outer robe, and tied a towel around himself. Then he poured water into a basin and began to wash the disciples’ feet and to […]

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  April 15, 2019   No comments
Come to the Table

Come to the Table

“They followed a daily discipline of worship in the Temple followed by meals at home, every meal a celebration, exuberant and joyful, as they praised God.” Acts 2:46 (The Message) The New Testament is full of stories of Jesus eating with people or showing up unannounced at a table to share a meal. Jesus clearly […]

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  April 1, 2019   No comments
On Time Prayer

On Time Prayer

“Don’t fret or worry. Instead of worrying, pray. Let petitions and praises shape your worries into prayers, letting God know your concerns. Before you know it, a sense of God’s wholeness, everything coming together for good, will come and settle you down. It’s wonderful what happens when Christ displaces worry at the center of your […]

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  March 25, 2019   No comments
From the Inside Out

From the Inside Out

“Don’t become so well-adjusted to your culture that you fit into it without even thinking. Instead, fix your attention on God. You’ll be changed from the inside out.” –Romans 12:2 (The Message) Recently, while in the waiting room at the dentist office, I picked up a magazine that had an amusing snippet called “Property Laws […]

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  March 18, 2019   No comments
Fasting & Feasting

Fasting & Feasting

“Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness, where for forty days he was tempted by the devil. He ate nothing at all during those days, and when they were over, he was famished.” –Luke 4:1-2 Over the centuries, the 40 days of Lent […]

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  March 11, 2019   No comments
Stronghold

Stronghold

“My God, my strength in whom I will trust; my shield and the horn of my salvation; my stronghold.” –Psalm 18:2 As we enter into this week we call Holy Week, we will hear and feel the betrayal, pain and grief that is part of the story of Jesus during the last week of his […]

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  March 26, 2018   No comments
Finding the Center

Finding the Center

“…and endurance produces character and character produces hope, and hope does not disappoint us, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit that has been given to us.” –Romans 5:4-5 Perhaps from time to time you get in a place where life feels like sheer endurance; you just grit your […]

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  March 19, 2018   No comments
Three Questions

Three Questions

“Let the words of my mouth and the meditations of my heart be acceptable to you, O Lord, my rock and my redeemer.”  –Psalm 19:14 Parker Palmer is an author and teacher, who comes from the Quaker tradition. In one of his books I have been rereading recently, he thanks his wife for be a trusted […]

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  March 12, 2018   No comments
The F.A.T. of our Faith

The F.A.T. of our Faith

“His Master said to him, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant; you have been faithful in a few things, I will put you in charge of many things; enter into the joy of your master.’” –Matthew 25:21 Before the season of Lent begins, there is a day known as ‘Shrove Tuesday.’ Sometimes it is called […]

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  March 5, 2018   No comments
Resisting Evil

Resisting Evil

“Help, O Lord, for there is no longer anyone who is godly; the faithful have disappeared from humankind…You, O Lord, will protect us; you will guard us from this generation forever.” –Psalm 12:1, 7 The beginning of the season of Lent with Ash Wednesday last week was forever changed for many of God’s children with […]

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  February 19, 2018   No comments