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The Older Son: When We Actually Need More Than We’re Getting

Jesus’ story of the Prodigal Son may not just be about God’s lavish welcome of the son who goes and squanders his life… but also about those of us who have lived by the rules.

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Is Your Life a Train Wreck?

Jesus could look at anyone and see the goodness in them. And we… can be like him.

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The Tree of Hate

Here we are again, friends. Another shooting at another holy place. Another person with an agenda of some sort, trying to prove a point. And then people die.

This time it was about white supremacy… but white supremacy isn’t the basis of anything. It’s just a branch on the tree of Hating Our Neighbor.

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The Temptation of Jesus… and You.

Jesus is tempted in three different ways… or perhaps really just the one way. And yet he wanted something different. In our own lives, we can use new things and old things as temptations… distractions… from being present and kind to ourselves and others in our lives.

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Only the Beginning

Jesus’ baptism was only the beginning, and like him we sometimes have an uphill trek to face. This week’s sermon readings can be found here. The sermon was preached by the Rev. Sare Liz Anuszkiewicz at Trinity Episcopal Church in…

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Jesus on Divorce

It seems on the surface like Jesus is saying, ‘divorce is inherently a bad idea, and you’re wrong to do it’, when in fact culturally speaking, Jesus’ message seemed to be, ‘you treat women like kleenex, please stop, they’re not meant to be disposable.’

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Being Useless

What is real humility? Can God use even the useless?

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