Tag Archives: God’s love

some gospel musings

Today is Good Friday. A day when millions of Christians all over the world observe, remember, give thanks for, and consider the crucifixion of Jesus. Notice I didn’t say celebrate. That word just doesn’t seem to fit. We celebrate one’s … Continue reading

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life in death

Last Sunday I was the guest preacher at a small Presbyterian church. The Biblical text for the sermon was John 12:20-36, with a concentration on verses 23-26; Jesus answered them, “The hour has come for the Son of Man to … Continue reading

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sparks

This past Sunday evening I had the opportunity to preach again at the Episcopal church (that I have shared about previously). It was a good worship experience. Whenever I have the opportunity to preach the worship begins the first time … Continue reading

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in this breath

Between the beeping of the monitors, pole bag alarms and the general hum of the hospital environment, my mother in law’s breathing sounds went unnoticed. In fact, I don’t remember noticing anyone’s breathing that day. (Who am I kidding, most … Continue reading

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her hands

My hands are much like my mother’s. Average in size, with gnarly knuckles and age spots galore.  But my mother’s hands were much more talented than mine ever have been or ever will be.  At least they were when she … Continue reading

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park bench prophet

He looked like a young Hungarian Bob Dylan, complete with frizzy hair, crooked teeth, pasty face, and those beady eyes.   I had traveled many miles for this moment, and yet it was something I never expected.   The Missions Director had … Continue reading

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