Category Archives: Preaching

Trusting Power

Jesus is challenged to explain his power and he answers by talking about trust. This is because trust and faith are the same word in Greek. Continue reading

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God is at Work

Faced with all the work in our life, all the mess and confusion, a valid question is “where are we going to get the strength to do it all?” You do know we’re not the only one at work in this, right? Continue reading

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I Knew It!

Jonah has his tub of popcorn and stadium seat at the ready. He’s excited to high five God while a much deserved can of whoop-ass is opened up on Nineveh. And God leaves him hanging. Continue reading

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To Gain your Neighbor

This is the story of how Jesus totally harshed my pitchforks and torches buzz when I wanted to throw people out of the church and out of my life. Continue reading

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Sentinel-ity

We have a twisted history of claiming the prophetic voice to Speak Out Against Evil and of following our speaking with clubs and pitchforks. It’s time to review our proof text to see if it says what we think it does. Continue reading

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That Denial Thing

We been taught to read “self denial” as a harsh self-rejection and used it to justify real personal cruelties. This is a misreading of the text. Continue reading

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