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Sunday’s Sermon Today: Take HOPE (Easter -Luke 24:1-12)

Do you ever say things the wrong way, like you respond or you don’t respond the right way? One of my favorite comedians, Brian Regan, shares a series of instances of “foot in mouth” disease- like when you ask someone … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t There Easter Lights? (A Mustard Seed Musing)

Driving home one night last week, I passed a church that was wrapped in lights. Not lit up with a spotlight or a Living Nativity display. With actual, multicolored lights. It seems like even the church wanted to get into … Continue reading

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Get Church Right: Important Punctuation (A Mustard Seed Musing)

Easter is in the bag. Actually, it’s been a week. We’ve put away the Easter hymns, lilies (achoo!), and settled into the “normal life” of the church. Sure, we’ll celebrate Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, but we lack the impetus … Continue reading

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#GetChurchRight: Easter Monday AKA Live Like You Mean It (A Mustard Seed Musing)

Another Easter is in the books. Call it a wrap. We woke early, we ate well, we sang hymns we don’t sing nearly often enough, and we welcomed in the C & E crowd (Christmas and Easter for the uninitiated). … Continue reading

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Jesus & The Court Of Public Opinion (A Mustard Seed Musing)

Palm Sunday is already a distant memory as we roll on toward Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter, right? Seems like it usually is easily forgotten for another year. Yesterday, we celebrated how the people called out their praise, “Hosanna!┬áBlessed … Continue reading

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Easter Sunrise Sermon: Gone Fishing (John 21:1-14)

I won’t be┬ápreaching this Sunday, so here’s the early (7:30 a.m.) service message for Easter morning, April 20. Easter morning is one of those times when everyone in the church is experiencing one of those highs. The high of Christmas … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Sermon Today: What Do You Pray For? (John 17:1-26)

Think of a relationship that matters to you. A spouse, a child, a parent, a friend. How do you show that person that they matter to you? Is it by giving gifts? Spending quality time? Physical touch? (Those are just … Continue reading

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