Tag Archives: Violence

The journey to our humanity

A reflection as we  begin Maundy Thursday Tonight we begin the worship service that stretches over these next three days and walks us anew through the death and resurrection of Jesus. This service not only sets before us the story … Continue reading

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Not for children

We tend to think of the Bible as a holy book filled with stories of holy people. It is not. This book is pretty disturbing. Continue reading

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With twelve baskets left over

Paris, Jesus, violence, and the human heart There is violence in the Old Testament. I understand that. And there are features of that violence that are troubling. Deeply troubling. Every fiber of my being wants to add a “but” at … Continue reading

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Once Again

In the face of each day’s horrors we can only turn again to the promise that the world has its beginning and end in God. This is from a newsletter article for April of 2014 about the services of the … Continue reading

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