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Easter 2019

Easter Blog – “Stirred-Now Shaken!”   When Jesus was born the news “stirred/disturbed” King Herod and all Jerusalem.  When Jesus rode into the holy city on the back of a pack animal . . . read more Feedback Icon (1) Comment

Holy Week

After the birth of Jesus, the Magi (Wisemen) go to Jerusalem and ask where they might find the newborn king of the Jews.  Then Matthew records:  “When King Herod heard this he was disturbed , and all Jerusalem with him. . . . read more Feedback Icon (1) Comment

Matthew 25: 1-13

Mt. 25: 1-13   While living in California the Emergency Response professionals always encouraged residents to be prepared for the “sure-to-come” BIG . . . read more Feedback Icon No Comments

March 17, 2019

March 17 Blog:   During seminary one of my professors gave us a final exam that would have tested the wisdom and intellect of God Himself.  Even the questions were difficult to comprehend and we knew that our answers . . . read more Feedback Icon (1) Comment

Pastors aren't perfect

Despite popular opinion pastors are NOT perfect!  Like everyone else we have our faults and failings.  I found this out the hard way when one of my members called and asked me to her home for a visit.  She had been diagnosed . . . read more Feedback Icon (1) Comment

Matthew 17: 1-8

The Transfiguration – Mt. 17: 1-8    Blog for March 3   As you read through the Gospels you sometimes wonder why Jesus chose Peter to be one of his disciples.  Time and time again he’s . . . read more Feedback Icon No Comments

Matthew 14: 13 - 33

Matthew 14: 13-33 Blog   Feeding of the 5000   The feeding of the 5000 is the only miracle recorded in all four of the Gospels, and as one Biblical scholar put it:  “The people told it . . . read more Feedback Icon No Comments

Matthew 13: 24-43

I was discouraged!  I was MORE than discouraged!  For several weeks I had periodically met with a man who was a self-proclaimed atheist.  To his credit, he wanted to know more about the Christian faith and we spent many hours . . . read more Feedback Icon No Comments

Matthew 7: 1-14

Feb. 10 Blog – Mt. 7: 1-14, 24-29     “Stop judging others, and you will not be judged.”  (Mt. 7:1)   This appears to be a strange and naïve admonition because if . . . read more Feedback Icon (1) Comment

Matthew 6: 7-21

Matthew 6: 7-21 -      As we gathered for a potluck supper the president of my seminary was invited to offer grace and we all bowed our heads waiting for a long-winded theological discourse on the . . . read more Feedback Icon (1) Comment

Matthew 5:1-20

“Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called sons of God”   Maybe it’s just me, but while I hear an awful lot about wars, border disputes, military takeovers and terrorist attacks I hear very . . . read more Feedback Icon No Comments

Matthew 4: 1-17

January 20 Blog – Matthew 4: 1-17 – Tempted in the Wilderness   One day, during a tour of Israel and Jordan, our group went to a section of Israel where the Jordan River runs through it.   At this . . . read more Feedback Icon No Comments

Matthew 3: 1-17

January 13 Blog Mt. 3: 1-17   “In those days John the Baptist came into the Judean wilderness and began preaching.”   For John, “THOSE” days centuries ago must have been . . . read more Feedback Icon No Comments

Matthew 2: 1-23

Matthew 2: 1-12   In the space of just two verses Matthew records the Magi’s (Three Wisemen) worship of the Christ child and their hasty retreat to avoid any confrontation with Herod’s henchmen who are looking . . . read more Feedback Icon No Comments

Isaiah 42

Blog:   Isaiah 42: 1-9   I used to be a “News Junkie.”  My car radio was tuned to an all news station and I made it a point to catch as many TV news shows as possible, but the news no longer . . . read more Feedback Icon (4) Comments

Gospel Mt 5:13-16

December 9 – Gospel – Mt. 5: 13-16   I recently read about a family whose over-the-top outdoor Christmas display is causing quite a stir.   Every night, hundreds of cars jam the neighborhood . . . read more Feedback Icon No Comments

Habakkuk 1:1-7

The Book of Habakkuk is a tough one!  In it God does not simply predict a Babylonian conquest of the Jews but appears to orchestrate it!  Why would a loving God do such a thing to his Chosen ones?   Why? Why . . . read more Feedback Icon No Comments

Turning Swords into Plowshares

  The nation with the most swords wins. Assyria was that nation in Isaiah's day. The people of Israel & Judah lived in absolute fear of being conquered and their holy temple in Jerusalem destroyed. Their greatest fears . . . read more Feedback Icon No Comments

2 Kings 5:1-15

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i Kings 3:4-9, 16-28

Prayer –Dear God, please open my heart to hear and understand your word.  I ask this in Jesus’ name. Amen.   This Bible passage sounds inspiring.  Here is a brand new, young King of Israel . . . read more Feedback Icon No Comments

2 Samuel 11 & 12:1-9

2 Samuel 11:1-5, 26-27; 12:1-9   Talk about abuse of power!  King David seduces the alluring wife of another man and then, for all intents and purposes, “arranges” his death on the field of battle in . . . read more Feedback Icon No Comments

Joshua 24:1-15

A confession!   I am growing weary of certain politicians who insist on telling us how wonderful they are and how they, and they alone, have made our nation that “shining beacon on a hill.”  I am tired of those . . . read more Feedback Icon (1) Comment

Ex. 19: 3-7; 20:1-17

  When you compile your list of the world’s greatest fools Moses might be in the top ten, because what right-thinking person would ever agree to lead 600,000 people anywhere, let alone into the desert?   . . . read more Feedback Icon (1) Comment

Praxis Page Genesis 12

Genesis 12 1-3  NRSV  The Calling of Abram Now the Lord said to Abram, "Go from your country and your kindred and your father's house to the land that I will show you.  I wil make of you a great nation, and I . . . read more Feedback Icon (1) Comment

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