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Archive for September, 2012

  • October 14, 2012

    It's Not About You or the Money!

    Lectionary Year B - Proper 23 (28) – 20th Sunday after Pentecost

    Come on, admit it. You could preach this sermon for me, couldn’t you? We all know the drill. The message is never more obvious than it is in this encounter between a rich man and Jesus. The problem is money. You can’t get into heaven if you’re loaded. That’s what Jesus says here isn’t it?  […]

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  • October 7, 2012

    What are Your Intentions?

    Lectionary Year B - Proper 22 (27) – 19th Sunday after Pentecost

    The wedding had been a beautiful and dignified service. The bride was gorgeous, the groom handsome and the ceremony perfect. Towards the end, the time came for the prayer. Everything else had been written out but the minister had wanted the prayer to have a spontaneous and heart-felt feel. Those gathered bowed their heads and […]

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  • September 30, 2012

    “Turning Again”

    Lectionary Year B – Proper 21 (26)

    “Turning Again” James 5:13-20 The authorship of the Epistle of James has been questioned, debated, considered and researched for centuries. The two most likely authors are either James, the brother of Jesus who became the head of the church in Jerusalem; or James the disciple, the brother of John, and son of Zebedee. It certainly […]

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  • September 23, 2012

    “Draw Me Lord”

    Lectionary Year B – Proper 20 (25)

    “Draw Me Lord” Psalm 1 James 4:8a.  Consistency matters in life.  It does particularly for someone with my personality, an Enneagram 7, commonly known as the “Epicure,” “Dreamer,” or “Enthusiast.” Consistency is deeply needed and yet often in scarce supply as we “7’s” tend towards frequently embracing newer, bigger, and better opportunities, experiences, and relationships, […]

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