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Water and Spirit

Back From Vacation I heard good things about Ed’s message last week. I heard about circling up and holding hands in unity. That unity theme actually carries on into this week’s message… But First: Why Did Jesus Get Baptized? John’s baptism is for repentance, but Jesus had nothing to repent. In Matthew’s account John points…

Pentecost Sunday                “Breath in the Spirit of God”

Readings: Acts 2:1-8; 12-21 I remember one Sunday morning at our last church we were already running a few minutes behind schedule when one of our members stopped me to ask a “quick question.” He asked me if I could explain the Holy Spirit to him? Now I’ll give him credit that his question was quick. But the choir had already begun to…

Third Sunday of Easter     “A Great Sinner. A Greater Savior.”

Reading: Acts 3:1-19;  1 John 3:1-7 Before we begin, I need to admit that I struggled with this passage. Usually, I love John’s first letter, it’s always a beautiful reminder of who we are. But typical of John, he also slaps me upside the head…even if in the gentlest of ways, it’s still a slap. My problem began when I wanted to…