Monthly Archives: December 2010

See You on January 2nd!

I’m taking the week off from daily blogging, to spend time with family and friends. On January 2nd, we launch the new site for 2011. Next Sunday, you’ll find “The Holy Gospel” awaiting your read.  Tuesdays will find us exploring … Continue reading

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Connections: To The One

There’s only one connection that ultimately matters:  our connection to Christ. May you and yours find yourselves increasingly connected to him. Have a blessed Christmas!

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The Holy Gospel: December 26, 2010 (Year A)

Read:  Matthew 2:13-23 Meditation:  “How The World Celebrates Christmas” I’ve never seen a Christmas pageant that includes this week’s lesson.  They all end with the departure of the wise men.  We want to end with hallelujahs—“joy to the world, the Lord is come.”  … Continue reading

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Ponderings: Real Presents

The real presents are not those under the tree, but those who gather around it.

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Shepherd’s Care: Purpose

We conclude our look at Mark 1:17 with one final element:  purpose.  Jesus stated the purpose of apostolic ministry: “to fish for people.”  Over the years, I have enjoyed talking about ministry as a fishing expedition.  I am not a … Continue reading

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Gleanings: Our Greatest Need

Recently, I came across this quotation from Max Lucado in his book When God Whispers Your Name.  I believe you’ll find it appropriate for this week….. If your greatest need had been information, God would have sent an educator.  If … Continue reading

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Listenings: Jesus

Everything that the Bible wants to say about the forgiveness of sin and our ensuing redemption is summed up in one word:  Jesus.  This is not a simplistic one-word answer; it is a profound theological statement.  It comes to us … Continue reading

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