Inspiration


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Jun 2020

  Sermon for June 21, 2020 ++++++++++      What is a pastor to do? Look at the calendar and I am sure everyone will give the notation of Father’s Day. This is a day of recognition for fathers with nice cards, gifts, and perhaps even favorite foods. Father’s Day has a feeling of relaxation. But you heard the gospel lesson, the words of Jesus to his first disciples: “Do not think that I have come to bring peace to the earth; I have not come to bring peace, but a sword. For......

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Questions for reflection: Trinity Sunday is not so much a day for explanations as it is a day for reflection on the majesty and mystery of the fullness of God: God as Creator, Lawgiver,...


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Question for Reflection

Question for Reflection

Peter, led by the Spirit, discloses God’s new directions to heal creation, and the church re-configures its social boundaries. The Gentiles, who were excluded from the church in Jerusalem because their eating habits were...


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Questions for Reflection: Jesus chose Peter, who had denied him in his hour of need, to tend his sheep and build his church. He chose Paul, who had persecuted Jesus’ followers, to proclaim the...


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Luke 13: 1-9 tells the story of a fruitless fig tree that the owner is ready to cut down. The gardener, however, asks for a little more time. The gardener wants to tend and...


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