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Pentecost 10B: Maintain the Gift of Unity

The readings for the 10th Sunday after Pentecost are Old Testament       Exodus 16:2–4, 9–15 Psalm                    Psalm 78:23–29 New Testament      Ephesians 4:1–16 Gospel                   John 6:24–35 I will focus here on the Ephesians reading, and especially the first … Continue reading

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Love, Not Loopholes: Reflections on Mark 10:2-16

W. C. Fields wasn’t the only one who to read the Bible “looking for loopholes.” The Pharisees were noted experts in God’s law codes, and yet they wanted to know Jesus’ opinion: “Is it lawful for a man to divorce … Continue reading

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What a March! What a start to lambing!

This has been a remarkable March at Heatherhope Farm! First and foremost, of course, was the wedding of Rebekah and Michael Holcomb who spoke their vows on March 10. Jeremiah, our son, and Connie and I traveled down to Gainesville, … Continue reading

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