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Sermon – Mark 7:24-37

As many of you know, I have done considerable work with system thinking, specifically looking at family systems and the way in which they deeply shape our lives.  Each person is born into multiple systems – a family system, a social system, a cultural system, a system of customs, etc. The way we live together…

Sermon: Mark 7: 1-8; 14-15; 21-23

This past week I was reading a church blog that focues on issues faith communities face.  The author, Thom Rainer, regularly discusses things like church growth, the changing church, and the multiple challenges churches face in this age of monumental change.  Anyway, the title of this posting was:  15 Common Sacred Cows in Churches.  In…

Sermon – John 6: 56-59

As I think back to the years when my kids were growing up, I remember late afternoons and evenings when they would sit at the kitchen table doing their homework.   I would frequently sit with them as they worked, attempting to encourage them and help as necessary.  I clearly remember times when they would be…

Sermon – John 6: 51-58

A national survey was done a few years ago by the Barna Group, and there was one simple question on the survey.  That question was, “What is the phrase you most long to hear?”  The overwhelming answer was not at all surprising: “I love you.” In a solid second place was the phrase “I forgive…

Sermon – John 6: 24-35

As many of you know, we were blessed to have time with our grandson, William, over the past month.  I love playing singing games with him, and one of the games he loves is Eensy Weensy Spider.  He would be enthralled as I would sing this song with him while doing the motions.  And, as…