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Pentecost, the Spirit, and the Murder of George Floyd

This coming Sunday is Pentecost. One possible First Reading is Numbers 11.24-30 which relates the one-time, special, but official outpouring of the Spirit of God on a select group of elders of the Hebrew people. Two men, Eldad and Medad, … Continue reading

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Prophetic Ministry Causes Offense

The lessons this week (Sixth Sunday after Pentecost) sharply demarcate genuine and sincere prophetic ministry from all forms of mere salesmanship. Everyone trying to sell you something—either commercial goods or political or religious ideology—tries to butter you up. Tries to … Continue reading

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