Categories: Pastor's Midweek Missive

Wildfires

You have surely heard news of wildfires in the Amazon, but a recent CNN article reported that there are 50 different wildfires burning in 12 different states in the US. According to the National Interagency Fire Center, Alaska is battling eight wildfires; Texas 7; Arizona and Idaho six each; Montana and Utah five each; Oregon […]

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A Generous Heart (Luke 6:27-38)

As I read Luke’s version of Jesus’ famous teachings around our response to bullies and beggars, I am stricken with one question… “How?”  “How can any of us learn to live in this way?”  It seems rather impractical to turn the other cheek to someone who abuses us. Our entertainment is ripe with revenge stories. […]

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Living Water

It has been a pretty mixed bag when it comes to the weather here in Indianapolis. Here we are on May 2 and there is a threat of snow in some places – but then it is Indiana after all and to misquote Mark Twain, ‘If you don’t like the weather in Indiana, just wait a […]

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Time for Glory

Last Sunday was Palm Sunday. We re-enacted the excitement of the palm waving crowds in Jerusalem, as they hailed Jesus as their messiah. It was Passover, the annual festival celebrating God’s deliverance of Israel from slavery in Egypt.  The streets of Jerusalem were crowded with worshippers from all over the Roman Empire and Africa. Word […]

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