Monthly Archives: January 2013

Luke 4:22-30

Everything started out so well.  Jesus returns to his home worship community.  He stands up to read from Isaiah about good news for the poor, release for the captives, and sight to the blind.  His message is well received. But … Continue reading

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John 4: 14-21

Do you have an “elevator speech”?  A short statement about you that sums up your passions and goals in life. One that is quick enough to give on a short elevator ride.  Pause for a moment and reflect on what … Continue reading

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John 2: 1-12

Imagine an amazing party with 180 gallons of your favorite beverage.  Would it be Pepsi or Mountain Dew? Wine or beer? Apple juice or water?  Today we read about a fabulous party with gallons of the finest wine.  Except that’s … Continue reading

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Luke 3:15-22

Do you remember your baptism? Not many of us do. Last Sunday Blake and Rebecca were baptized. They were surrounded by family, sponsors, and the faith community. God’s never ending love for these children was announced. What did Blake and Rebecca do? … Continue reading

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Matthew 2:1-12

The packages are opened.  The wrapping paper remnants are gone. The cookies have been eaten.  Carols have been sung.  And the Christmas tree is gone.  Does that mean that Christmas is over? For many people the answer is yes.  Yet … Continue reading

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