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A Compelling Desire to Avoid

We all know the feeling: cold sweat paired with a stomach flipping and flopping about in your innards like a waterbed being jumped on by rambunctious children. 1,057 more words


Peter's Confession and Christ's Cross

My sermon for the 2nd Sunday of Lent.  These are my notes, so forgive me for certain gaps in my thinking.  But you get the idea:-) 1,248 more words

A Theology of Glory's Crux

Mark 8:31-38

Some glad mornin’, when this life is o’er, I’ll fly away. . . .

We Christians like a theology of glory.  We enjoy this song.  1,253 more words


Trust, not Unquestioning Belief

In 2012, I took my youth group on a mission trip to Minneapolis.  We worked in a number of different sites and one of them was the Emergency Foodshelf Network.  1,738 more words

Jesus Christ

Just Get Behind Me 3-1-15

This morning’s sermon is based on Mark 8:31-38. I explore the famous exchange between Jesus and Peter where we hear “Get behind me Satan.”

You can listen to audio of the sermon here: 2,049 more words

7. St. Sixtus I 116-125

Pope Sixtus,or wait,is his name Xystus? The earliest texts refer to Pope Sixtus(and the next three Popes named Sixtus),as Pope Xystus. Xystus is derived from a Greek word meaning “shaved”,or “Polished”. 153 more words