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Easter Reunion

I remember last Easter. I felt the excitement and joy of preaching on the resurrection but it was very different. No one was in the building hardly. The pews were empty. I could hardly tell anyone was celebrating the risen Christ except through text messages and Facebook comments that I read after. It felt weird. But this...

Helpful Books to Read for 2021

Maybe you are looking for a good book to read this year. So I want to offer a few suggestions that relate to our theme for 2021. Our theme is to be A Confident People on the Redemptive Journey. As we are on this journey of rebuilding (and every other “re” word you can think...

The Widow’s Mite

Jesus tells a simple story about sacrifice and gratitude in Luke 21. Jesus and the disciples are at the temple, watching as people come to share gifts for the upkeep of the temple. Particularly, they are noticing the wealthy who were probably sharing big gifts. But then a widow comes, and all she puts in are two...

Twas the Night Before the Election

Twas the Night Before the Election, and all through the land Not a politician was stirring, not even a band The signs had been placed on the street corners with care In hopes that a voter would soon be there The citizens were nestled all snug in their beds With visions of a political victory dancing in their heads And my...

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