Upthrusts of Underlying Providence

That title comes from one of my favorite spiritual writers, Frederick Buechner. He was describing the unique way he experiences God's presence as sudden, unexpected upthrusts of love, hope or comfort. I was reminded of that quote looking at my...

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Moving the Finish Line

On New Year's morning, I shared with the congregation my plan to run a half-marathon the following Saturday. You have to understand this was a big deal for me-I am not a natural runner, in fact I doubt I had run more than a continuous mile...

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Being Jesus' Guy

"Go into the city to a certain man, and say to him, 'The Teacher says, My time is near; I will keep the Passover at your house with my disciples.'"                            ...

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