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Completely One

Acts 16:16-34

John 17:20-26

When you and I were in our mother’s wombs – we were sensitive to everything she did. What she ate, we ate. 1,110 more words


May 9 - Rights and Privileges

Psalm 29; Exodus 40:16-38; Acts 16:35-40

A number of years ago one of the credit card companies had a commercial that portrayed some of the benefits of being a member in their credit card club. 510 more words

Devotional Thoughts

What Song Will You Sing?

A Meditation for the 7th Sunday of Easter
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The cynic’s saying No good deed goes unpunished
may have occurred to Paul in Philippi when— 592 more words

Revised Common Lectionary

Sermon: Discipleship

Our scripture readings this morning all touch on different aspects of the issue of Discipleship.

In Acts 16, we see Paul and his team of co-workers responding to Paul’s vision that they are to minister in Macedonia. 1,780 more words


When God closes a door he opens a window

‘What can we do with a problem like Maria’, sang the nuns. Some time after, in the Sound of Music, it becomes clear that the novice Maria is a square peg in a round hole. 1,526 more words

Sermon: Homecoming Light

Grace and peace to you in the name of our risen Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  Amen.

The eternal light brings me back to another story I’ve heard, about a mother who light in a candle in her window when her son went off to war, so that whenever he came back, at whatever hour of the day or night, he would see the light burning in the window and find his way home.  1,647 more words


Picked Up by the Spirit

A Meditation for the Sixth Sunday of Easter

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Visions from God are rare for us but not for Paul… 492 more words

Revised Common Lectionary