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Mark 7:24-37, Pentecost 15B

If you would be so kind, I ask you to indulge me for a couple of minutes. I would like to try a little exercise that involves your imagination. So, to begin, I ask you to sit back, close your eyes and let go of the clutter of thoughts that are likely present in each…

Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23. Pent 14B

I am sure most of you are familiar with Pig-Pen, a major character in the Peanuts comic strip created by Charles Schulz. Constantly followed by a cloud of dirt, Pig-Pen was simply a dust magnet. In fact, Charles Schulz once called Pig-Pen a “human soil bank.” As a parent, I frequently thought of Pig-Pen when…

Joshua 24:1-2a, 14-18. Pentecost 13B

They think I’m making a mountain out of a molehill. She couldn’t see the wood for the trees. He found himself up the creek without a paddle. If I were you, I’d tell him to go jump in the lake. These are all examples of idioms and we probably all use them at some point…

John 6:51-58; Pentecost 12B

I am sure many of you know who George Barna is. A native New Yorker, Barna has filled executive roles in politics, marketing, advertising, media, research and ministry. He founded the Barna Research Group in 1984 and helped it become a leading marketing research firm specializing in the study of the religious beliefs and behaviours…

John 6:35; 41-51; Pentecost 11B

When I was in high school I had one year of Accelerated English with Mrs. Moore. Mrs. Moore was this large woman with a very imposing presence. She always spoke bluntly and was very honest in her comments as she responded not only to our written work but also our overabundance of questions during class…