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What’s in a name?

  “Jesus does not call Thomas ‘The Doubter,’ in the same way that he does not call Peter ‘The Denier,’ or Andrew ‘The Deserter.’ The devil calls us by our sin. God calls us by our name and gives us … Continue reading

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Stained Glass

This morning, I was sitting in the shadow of greatness as I had coffee with a friend of mine. His son was in a horrible car accident last spring and has had a recovery that is nothing short of miraculous. … Continue reading

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Imperfect

My church is not perfect. Not even close. There are people with agendas, some of the music is not my favorite, there are people who genuinely dislike each other, and on and on I could go. So why am I … Continue reading

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Perfect

This weekend, I won an award because my daughter wrote an essay about my being a wonderful mother. I don’t say this to brag (although I am deeply touched and honored), but to share a God moment. In her essay, … Continue reading

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Follow Me 11

Next we go to dinner. Jesus eats a Passover meal with his disciples, and remembers how God delivered the Israelites from slavery. There is an incredible amount of meaning in this particular Last Supper. Jesus clearly tells us to come … Continue reading

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Chosen

Last week, I talked about Solomon asking for wisdom.  In that reading, it struck me that he commented on the Israelites being God’s chosen people.  It felt a little odd – chosen?  They really weren’t anywhere near perfect.  What makes … Continue reading

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Imperfect Church

There’s a saying, “The fastest way to lose your faith is to work in the church office”  I think this is with any religion, and it is often surprising to people that there can be anything but harmony in the … Continue reading

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