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Archive for February, 2013

  • March 24, 2013

    “Follow Me.”

    Year C – Palm Sunday

    The Witness of Scripture:  This is a hard week to preach and I must confess to a horrible struggle. You see here is what I knew as I sat in my office preparing the sermon for today Palm Sunday: I am going to have a crowd today; this is one of the few Sundays in […]

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  • March 17, 2013

    “When Extravagance is not an Offense”

    Year C – Fifth Sunday in Lent

    The Witness of Scripture:  This morning as we journey through Lent, we travel with a sense of trepidation, don’t we?  In the midst of all the celebration and anticipation, there is the deep bass beat of evil lurking. We follow Jesus with the guidance of John, the self-professed “Beloved Disciple.” John has had this way […]

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  • March 10, 2013

    “Outside the Lines”

    Year C – Fourth Sunday in Lent

    The Witness of Scripture  Biblical Scholars tell us that the parables orient us by disorienting us. Which means that if you are a person who is extremely Type A, parables are not your cup of tea. They are our very own version of Alice’s Rabbit hole- we start reading them and suddenly we are lost […]

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  • March 3, 2013

    “The Tragedy of Living Cautiously: When Towers Crumble”

    Year C – Third Sunday in Lent

    The Witness of Scripture: The term “9/11″ is one that is associated with other dates of infamy and tragedy – December 7, 1941 or November 22, 1963. People who were alive at those times can remember exactly where they were. I mean one of the “ice breakers” I used to employ when doing student work […]

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