Tag Archives: love

Prayer for those considering violence

Praying this morning for people around our world who are entertaining thoughts of bloodshed. May their spirits be touched by grace so overwhelming, that whatever is broken in them would begin to mend. May people come into their lives who … Continue reading

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Boldly Go

Philippians 1:12-14 (New Living Translation) And I want you to know, my dear brothers and sisters, that everything that has happened to me here has helped to spread the Good News. For everyone here, including the whole palace guard, knows … Continue reading

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Parting Words

[This post is a transcript of my final sermon at Aldersgate UMC, delivered June 4/5, 2016.] Philippians 2:5-8 (New International Version) In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus: Who, being in very nature God, … Continue reading

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Tested by Sunlight

Philippians 1:9-11 (New International Version) And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight, so that you may be able to discern what is best and may be pure and … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Afraid!

Matthew 28:5-7 (New Living Translation) Then the angel spoke to the women. “Don’t be afraid!” he said. “I know you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. He isn’t here! He is risen from the dead, just as he said … Continue reading

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Risen from the Dead

Matthew 27:57-61 (New Living Translation) As evening approached, Joseph, a rich man from Arimathea who had become a follower of Jesus,  went to Pilate and asked for Jesus’ body. And Pilate issued an order to release it to him Joseph … Continue reading

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Free Leadership Study!

I’m SOOOOO happy! The Love. Understand. Serve. study guide is now up & available at http://www.loveunderstandserve.org/leadership. It’s a 3-week study guide exploring leadership in the church & in the world… & it’s free! Written for you with love & great … Continue reading

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