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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In Order to be Knowing

Schoolboy giggling aside, yes, Paul says “shit” in the bible. The thing we miss in the giggling is exactly why he used it. 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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