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Archive for April, 2013

  • May 12, 2013

    “Joining Jesus in a Prayer for Unity”

    Year C - Seventh Sunday of Easter

    My friend Tom knows how to laugh.  He has had a lot to laugh (and cry) about in his eighty-nine years.  He also knows how to make an important point with humor.  Several years ago we were driving down a rural road on our way to a funeral.  We passed the Fellowship Baptist Church.  About […]

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  • May 5, 2013


    Year C - Sixth Sunday of Easter

    Have you ever been stuck…not in the mud, but stuck in life?  I’ve known a lot of stuck people over the years.  The condition is not that uncommon.  For example, one of my colleagues was miserable teaching school.  He hated teaching, but had taught for so many years that he didn’t know if he had […]

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  • April 28, 2013

    "Keeping Hope Alive!"

    Year C – Fifth Sunday of Easter

    INTRODUCTION It’s the end!  It’s the end of the World!  When you tune in; the breaking news is trouble here, there and everywhere.  The sound track of contemporary life is one of destruction, despair and doom.  How do you keep hope alive when life seems to be falling apart?  For believers across the ages, the […]

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  • April 21, 2013

    A Contemporary Classic: Psalm 23

    Year C – Fourth Sunday of Easter

    In spite of the fact that we live in a world that increasingly confuses “wants” with “needs”, the 23rd Psalm continues to top the scriptural hit parade.  “The Lord is my shepherd,” and therefore I have all that I need!”  It is a bold claim and abiding affirmation of faith.    Popular from generation to generation […]

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