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Echoes of Fear and Salvation

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Echoes of Fear and Salvation

But there’s a wrinkle here. GOD doesn’t just swoop in and fix our mistakes like a helicopter parent. There isn’t a single moment when all salvation is going to happen. Instead, we have a sign which not only marks that something is happening but also how long it takes. A frightened king, murder in Aleppo, and a […]

Waters Shall Break Forth

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Waters Shall Break Forth

These images reveal the beauty of creation and of GOD’s mission in the world. Of a dream that is not yet realized but will be. Will be! God’s message draws us to the margins Advent 3A |  Isaiah 35:1-10 When I first visited my grandparents in Green Valley, I really didn’t know what to expect. […]

Lions Don’t Want to Eat Straw

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Lions Don't Want to Eat Straw

To be changed. We have to change. So that we don’t fear each other. The different. The foreigner. We give up our bigotry. We change. Regardless of whether or not they do. The Incarnation Is More Radical Than We Care To Admit. Advent 2A |  Isaiah 11:1-10 “A shoot shall come out from the stock […]

Little Girl Blessed

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This is GOD! she sings. GOD doesn’t bless in earthly riches. GOD blesses in mercy. Not in wealth, but in food. Not in power, but in being raised out of the dirt. The dead to the world, alive, loved by GOD. Mary and the Revelation of GOD Advent 4C  | Luke 1:39-55 Listen to the […]

Don’t Run Away

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Don't Run Away

We cannot run from this responsibility to fix the brokenness and bring Shalom (peace) to our community. Bear fruits worthy of repentance! Because if we can’t do it, GOD will find someone else to do it! GOD can make the children of Abraham from these stones! Preparing for GOD means dealing with problems Advent 3C […]

The Crooked Path

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The Crooked Path

When we lighten our hearts, when we give away the sin like plaque that’s collected on our arteries, stifling our hearts and destroying our lives, we can breathe. We can run. We can love.  Preparing a way for GOD’s kingdom come Advent 2C  |  Luke 3:1-6 Listen to the audio on Drew’s Sermon Page Download […]

Here I Am

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How Mary’s standing up reveals the very dream of GOD.  / Text: Luke 1:26-38 / Advent 4B Photo Credit: nahid-v via Compfight cc