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Campers, Camels, and Calculations

This past summer my husband, daughter and I embarked on an adventure we had never before tried as a family. Camping! Actually the grand adventure was the journey to the campsite in Custer, South Dakota…a round trip of 4,000 miles in a car…together…for many days. But we were set. We had purchased our 1993 Coleman’s…

Covenant or Legalism?

Traditional Sermon Pentecost 20 This is the look.  (RAISE SCARED FACE MASK)  Yes, this is the look every preacher gets on her or his face when they realize they have to preach on today’s Gospel Lesson from Mark. We get that look for a couple of reasons.  First off, we recognize that the complexity of…

The Power of Jesus and Chocolate

Traditional Sermon Pentecost 19 My big brother swears I got him into trouble. If I did, there was only one time, that I remember feeling bad about it, lol. I guess I’m still that way. If something is not right, I generally tell someone. I tell Customer Service about car lights on in the parking…

A Cup of Water

 pentecost 19 New Day Sermon Jesus challenges our desire to be surrounded by people who think like we do, by pointing to the simple gift of a glass of water.  But there is so much more to Jesus’ teaching about community and the wide net of followers that God sees as his children, than we…

The Importance of Words

Words are important.  I’ll say it again … words … are …important.  In some ways, our culture tries to convince us otherwise.  We obsess over YouTube videos … we covet our Snapchat photos and Instagram posts … and we can’t wait to see what our celebrities are doing through Buzzfeed and TMZ pictures and postings. …