Tag Archives: Pentecost

Paying Cash

We do not like the parable of the ten young ladies because the “good guys” are “mean.” But what if we ditched the assumption that the women Must Be Wrong? Continue reading

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What Kind of Love

There are all kinds of love in the world so when John goes on about “see the kind of love God has.” We have to ask “what exactly is that and how do we respond to it?” Continue reading

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Heart Writing

The point of Reformation Sunday is that God wants to write the teaching of life on our deepest hearts so that our “yes” to life comes from the very center of who we are. Continue reading

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Discerning Caesar

Jesus and the Pharisees are arguing (quelle surprise). This time they’re doing it about money and Jesus answers a question about taxes by talking about discernment. Continue reading

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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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