Monthly Archives: March 2017

The glory leaves the Temple

Lent Midweek 5 – Ezekiel 11:14-25 The people of Jerusalem probably thought that it would never actually happen.  After all, they were God’s chosen people, and while God had gotten angry before, He always remained with His people, He was … Continue reading

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The silent majority?

You have more than likely heard the phrase: ‘the silent majority’ more than once.  We use it every time something happens that is so preposterous that we automatically assume that the action was taken by someone so out of touch … Continue reading

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I do vs. I will

It is amazing sometimes how television and fantasy distort our view of reality.  Because we have seen it so many times acted out, most people think that there are things in the traditional wedding rite, that when you go to … Continue reading

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The parents who denied their son

Lent 4 – John 9:1-41 Our Gospel text is very foreign to our ears; in fact, your own ears may have perked up while the text was being read, particularly at verses 18-23.  The parents of the man born blind … Continue reading

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The old pasta store

A few years ago I went back to New York and the neighborhood I grew up in for the first time in several years.  There were numerous changes to the community as one would expect; but one in particular caught … Continue reading

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What makes a king?

Midweek Lent 4 – 2 Chronicles 33:1-9 What makes some presidents great, and others not so great? Normally, we judge a president by how the economy does during his time in office.  If the economy is booming and jobs are … Continue reading

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All I ever did

Lent 3 – John 4:5-42

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