Monthly Archives: January 2012

Headed for Collision

Authority. Influence. The power to get things done.  Max Lucado tells a story about two Navy ships that had been at sea on maneuvers in bad weather for several days. Night began to fall. The visibility was poor with patchy … Continue reading

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We Are the Kingdom

Today’s gospel lesson is Mark’s version of the Christmas story. Mark chooses a very different way of telling the story of God becoming one of us. Mark has no birth narrative in his gospel. Mark’s gospel begins with John preparing … Continue reading

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Call For A Lifetime

The story of Samuel is one of the most loved stories in the Bible.  Samuel’s story actually begins two chapters before today’s reading, when his mother, Hannah, old and childless, prays diligently for a child.  In her prayer she promises … Continue reading

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Torn Curtains

In the movie the Wizard of Oz, Dorothy, the Tin Man, the Lion, and the Scarecrow set out on a road trip to meet the Wizard of Oz. They believe the Wizard will give each of them their fondest desires. … Continue reading

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