Archive for October 2015

Unseen Things

46 They came to Jericho. As he and his disciples and a large crowd were leaving Jericho, Bartimaeus son of Timaeus, a blind beggar, was sitting by the roadside. 47When he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to shout out and say, ‘Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!’ 48Many sternly ordered…

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Fasting from Complacency — A Rant For World Food Day

First, watch this. https://youtu.be/ue8_doQgSW8 This is a rant I’ve been sitting on for a while. It is a rant I’ve been sitting on, and yet its essence continues to creep into my sermons and conversations, bubbling up in my dreams, and sometimes hitting me on the head when I least expect it. Today is World…

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All The Things

Mark 10:17-31 17As he was setting out on a journey, a man ran up and knelt before him, and asked him, “Good Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?” 18Jesus said to him, “Why do you call me good? No one is good but God alone. 19You know the commandments: ‘You shall not…

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“Proclamation, Persistance and Patience”

Alan Olson’s Ordination to Minister of Word and Sacrament 2 Timothy 3:14-17, 4:1-5 14But as for you, continue in what you have learned and firmly believed, knowing from whom you learned it, 15and how from childhood you have known the sacred writings that are able to instruct you for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.…

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