Monthly Archives: April 2011

“It All Begins in Darkness”

We are told right up front that the day that came to be called Easter began while it was still dark. ”Easter may lead to the light, but it begins in the darkness. Easter may ultimately be about things that … Continue reading

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“On Being Christopher”

Did someone name the donkey?  It should be named Christopher…from the Greek Christos combined with pherin ‘to bear, carry.)  Christ-bearer.  What does being a Christ-bearer mean in this day and time?   Matthew 21.1-11 Romans 12  

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“The Feast of the Father”

The centerpiece of the story is the feast.  Why is the feast so important?  Feasts (meals) signified acceptance and relationship.  Who might we consider having to dinner if we took this parable seriously?  Luke 15.11-32   OCC Dinners having a … Continue reading

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“The TRUE Elder Brother”

The younger brother in the story gets a Pharisee for an older but we do not.  There IS one who obeyed the Father completely…and he is the one telling the story! Luke 15.1-6, 25-32

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