Monthly Archives: August 2017

Back to the future

Text: Mark 16:1-8 (the empty tomb) Imagine walking on a spiritual path all your life. Then imagine achieving your goal. What happens when you reach a pinnacle of spiritual development? This summer, we have reflected on the stages of spiritual … Continue reading

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“The greatness of Christianity”

Text: Galatians 2:15-21 (“Christ lives in me”) Questions of identity often confront us. This summer, with the sacraments of the church in the background, we have reflected on physical, emotional, and intellectual identity. Do we base our identity on ancestral … Continue reading

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“Too much heaven on their minds”

Text: Mark 14:1-9 (Jesus is anointed at Bethany) “Jesus Christ Superstar”, the 1970 rock album, which was produced as a musical on Broadway in 1971 and a film in 1973, was a big deal for me and my friends. The … Continue reading

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The talking cure

Text: Luke 4:14-22 (Jesus preaches at Nazareth) Do you ever say magic words? Perhaps as a kid you said “abracadabra” or “open sesame” when trying to impress your friends with a trick. Words matter. They have power. But does this … Continue reading

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