Monthly Archives: July 2013

Pentecost +10

“Lord, teach us to pray…” Oh boy. Notice here that the disciples didn’t ask “Teach us a prayer.” They said, “ Teach us to pray,” teach us to pray like your cousin John taught his disciples to pray, in case … Continue reading

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Pentecost +9

“Preacher Thomas Long tells a story about Grace Thomas. Grace was born in the early twentieth century as the second of five children. Her father was a streetcar conductor in Birmingham, Alabama, and so Grace grew up in modest circumstances. … Continue reading

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Pentecost +8

Years ago my friend Mother Holly Davis and I were traveling in northwestern Pennsylvania when in dawned on us that we were, to put it lightly, lost. We weren’t even that far from where we wanted to be, but in … Continue reading

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Pentecost 7

This sermon is proof that done is better than good. “All things being equal, would you consider it a good idea to interrupt Jesus? Does our Savior need cutting, a bit of shushing now and then, or perhaps some retrospective … Continue reading

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