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The Empty Tomb

I don’t usually re-post, but I’ve decided for this Easter season, it would be appropriate to continue this as a tradition for the extra followers than a year ago. So, for my new-found friends, this is for you. And for … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday: An Easter Parade Worth Pondering

What are your thoughts and memories of Palm Sunday? Little children (maybe you, or your own children) waving palm branches, singing hosannas, strains of All Glory Laud and Honor, and the ubiquitous image of Jesus riding into Jerusalem on a … Continue reading

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Measuring Success

This week’s Words for the Week are from Brett Blair, founder and owner of Sermons.com which has the largest subscriber base of any sermon and worship prep service in the world. The website offers annual memberships and clergy from all … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Offer

It’s Friday! It’s Five Minute Friday time! It doesn’t take much to excite me, I guess, but to actually get the time on a Friday to post with this amazing group, well, it’s priceless. You know the drill. We receive … Continue reading

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Why Do I Write?

I was asked recently a loaded question — why do I write? It’s a good question, but it’s loaded because there are a lot of reasons why I write, many decided because of my particular station in life. If I’m … Continue reading

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Changing the Standard

Our Words for the Week this time around come from Alan Smith and his Thought For The Day. Conductor to orchestra at the beginning of a rehearsal: “Please get your pencils out … we have some marking to do on … Continue reading

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Church is Beautiful and Messy — But Really, It’s Beautiful

I recently saw a wire sculpture by Ruth Asawa on display in a local museum. I was intrigued by the intricate beauty of the woven wire and the complexity of its lines. I couldn’t decide if the sculpture was drawing … Continue reading

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