Category Archives: Faith

Putting it all together

Have you ever cleaned out a closet? I mean, really cleaned out a closet? Every couple years, I clean out our pantry, which has also served as a storage facility for craft supplies, coloring books, writing notebooks, school supplies, and … Continue reading

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Let the Word of Christ Dwell Within You

Not long after the Resurrection, Peter and some of the others went fishing. Yes, they had seen Jesus, but life had to go on, didn’t it? You can’t just sit and wait for Him to show back up again. There … Continue reading

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In the beginning…

  “Tell them to meet me in Galilee.” These are Jesus’ words to Mary Magdalene as she comes from the empty tomb. Everything has changed. Nothing is as expected. As she clings to Jesus, He tells her to let go, … Continue reading

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Pentecost

It’s finally here. The fiftieth day of Easter. Pentecost. It’s interesting to me that Pentecost is not just an event after Easter, but an event of Easter. Like I said fifty days ago, Easter was not the end, it was … Continue reading

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Speaking our Language

  This week, Paul travels to Ephesus, baptizes a group of 12 men in the name of the Holy Spirit, and the Holy Spirit shows up much as it did for Pentecost. Each one of the men starts speaking in … Continue reading

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Do you love me?

In this final week of Easter, we straddle Holy Week as Jesus finishes His prayers and dialogue at the Last Supper and then talks to Simon on the seashore after He has risen from the dead. We start the week … Continue reading

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Putting God into the equation

  As the Easter season draws to a close, we come to a place of transition in the readings of the Seventh Sunday of Easter. Jesus has risen, appeared many times, and returned to heaven with a promise that He … Continue reading

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Crazy like a fox

In this sixth week of Easter, we find Paul and another disciple beaten and in prison once again. At this point, the man has to be an incredible mess of scars, broken bones, and painful wounds. Yet, he sits in … Continue reading

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Good job?

I have to say, the job “Follower of Christ” is a hard one to sell. Just read Jesus’ words trying to get the apostles ready for what is coming when He’s gone. I know for me, the whole Resurrection thing … Continue reading

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