Tag Archives: redemption

Advent 1 C: Heads-up Christianity

The lessons for the First Sunday of Advent are: Old Testament      Jeremiah 33:14–16 Psalm                    Psalm 25:1–10 New Testament     1 Thessalonians 3:9–13 Gospel                   Luke 21:25–36 Today I had yet another conversation about yet another person quitting their … Continue reading

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Easter Vigil: You Have Only to Keep Still

For a true Easter Vigil service a great many Bible passages are suggested and appointed to lead us up to the glorious drama of the Resurrection.   Besides the Resurrection proclamation, the one required and appointed text is Exodus 14:10-31, … Continue reading

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Jim Smith, Julie Cork, and Real Faith

A 26 year-old hipster comedian held forth on Comedy Central a couple of weeks ago. My wife and I laughed at him for a few minutes as he did his impressions of drunk young women and his friend who acted … Continue reading

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