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Light to the Nations?

YouTube Video Our texts this week are deeply intertwined in its history, as well as our own time and place. First, I want to talk about the image of light which started in Advent and has continued in this Time after Epiphany. During Advent, we have the wreath that symbolizes the light banishing the darkness. The light… Continue reading Light to the Nations?

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Our Mission, Shall We Accept It.

Click here for YouTube Video. Hello. We doing a two for one deal this morning. On January 8th was a feast day, the Baptism of our Lord Jesus (the) Christ. On January 15th, we cancelled church, but the texts are deeply connected and intertwined with the Baptismal texts of January 8th. On January 8th, our texts were Isaiah… Continue reading Our Mission, Shall We Accept It.

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Christ the King: Our Year in Review

Click here for the YouTube video. Transcript: Sunday was Christ the King and for traditions like Catholicism, Lutheranism, and other Mainlines, we celebrate a liturgical Church year which ends with Christ the King Sunday. You may notice the change of color in the church building, the stoles that the priest or pastor wears. You may… Continue reading Christ the King: Our Year in Review

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Heal Wounds, Reconcile Divisions

Click here for YouTube Video. Transcript: Our texts this week were from 2 Thessalonians 3 and Luke 21. In Thessalonians, Paul reminds us to not grow weary of doing what is right. [And] Luke 21 is a popular text about the end of the world; no stone will be left on stone, nation will rise… Continue reading Heal Wounds, Reconcile Divisions

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Wrestling with God, Seeking Justice

Click here for YouTube Video. The Transcript: Our texts this week comes from Genesis 32 and Luke 18. Genesis, Jacob wrestles with  God through the night and in the morning he asks to be blessed. Jacob's name is blessed and is transformed (changed) to 'Israel' meaning 'one who has wrestled with man and God and… Continue reading Wrestling with God, Seeking Justice