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Reversal

51     God’s arm has accomplished mighty deeds.         The proud in mind and heart,         God has sent away in disarray. 52     The rulers from their high positions of

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Hopeful Imagination

  It has been a difficult set of weeks. We have faced sin and death in our lives, in our community, and in our world.

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Pastor as Prophet

John brought this divine message to all those who came to the Jordan River. He preached that people should be ritually cleansed through baptism as

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A Kin-dom Imagination

The empathetic imagination moves in a direction opposite to that of fear. In fear, a person’s attention contracts, focusing intently on her own safety, and

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The One of Peace

This weekend we begin again. This beginning is called Advent, the four-week season before Christmas. It is a season of waiting, of expectation, and of

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On Thirty-Seven

I come from a long line of survivors, thrivers, perseverers, go-getters, and life-warriors. I come from surprise, the ellipsis of life together, from rainy weather,

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In Memoriam VIII

Dear Garrett, Eight . . . eight is the number of years since your leaving. So much life happens in eight years, so much grief

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One Year at Grace Community

It’s really hard to believe that a year has gone by! Arriving at a new appointment is always difficult. Pastoral work is relational and relationships

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