Easter Proclamations

Easter Proclamations “He is not here, for he has been raised, as he said” –Matthew 28:6 It’s the Tuesday after Easter, and I am preparing for a funeral. It’s a real contrast, because we are now in the season of celebrating new life and resurrection hope. It seems odd to...

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Lenten Reflections V – Preparing for Holy Week

It’s now Tuesday afternoon, and I am finally getting to something that normally the first thing I do in the office come Monday morning. However, while most people might think that a minister might be busiest during Holy Week, I think it’s better to say that the week before Holy...

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Lenten Contemplations I

I have to admit that I was pretty nervous about Sunday. While I am reasonably comfortable in doing more of a teaching-style when doing seminars, turning my usual sermon time into a “prayer workshop” is outside my comfort zone. It is in part, expectations. When we come to the sermon,...

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The Last Epiphany – Preparing for Lent

I remember commenting on how long the season of Epiphany was this year, as Easter is so late this year, it means that Lent doesn’t start until Wednesday: the beginning of March. Still, if the season of Epiphany is experiencing and understanding God in new ways, then I hope that...

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Epiphanies in Prayer VII – Reflection

With the annual meeting coming up on Sunday, combined with Monday being family day, I’m a bit late getting to my weekly message. I hope you’ll forgive the lateness, but I can provide a few extra goodies. First, however, is that I’d like to express my thanks to Clint Mooney...

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