Monthly Archives: May 2013

The Disconnect Between Worship and Obedience:Jeremiah 6: 15-21

15 They acted shamefully, they committed abomination; yet they were not ashamed, they did not know how to blush. Therefore they shall fall among those who fall; at the time that I punish them, they shall be overthrown, says the … Continue reading

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More than Mothers

I first want to say that I think Mother’s Day is a fine holiday and that mothers often play one of the most important roles in the lives of their children. That being said, I do think that Mother’s Day … Continue reading

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Are we willing to ask the difficult questions?

As the world continues to change at a dynamic pace and the church continues to attempt to minister faithfully in that changing world it will force us to ask difficult questions, questions that reach right to the heart of our … Continue reading

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Peace, Peace When There Is No Peace: Jeremiah 6: 9-14

9 Thus says the LORD of hosts: Glean thoroughly as a vine the remnant of Israel; like a grape-gatherer, pass your hand again over its branches. 10 To whom shall I speak and give warning, that they may hear? See, … Continue reading

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The World Turned Upside Down: Jeremiah 6: 1-8

Flee for safety, O children of Benjamin, from the midst of Jerusalem! Blow the trumpet in Tekoa, and raise a signal on Beth-haccherem; for evil looms out of the north, and great destruction. 2 I have likened daughter Zion to … Continue reading

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Longing for Sabbath-A Poem

When the city never sleeps and more is never enough In a world where busyness is substituted for happiness When the days become weeks and weeks become months And the joy is drained from vocation making it merely labor We … Continue reading

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A Love Song for My Muse- A Poem

She dances at the edges of my dreams Singing her songs, delighting in the bright corners of imagination Celebrating the springtime of the mind and shining brightly She laughs as I reach out for her, knowing once again I’ll hear … Continue reading

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At the Century Mark-Post 100 looking back and looking forward

Back on June 19, 2012 I began Sign of the Rose as a creative space for me to think through many of the changes I was seeing in the church and the world. As I look back I’m pretty proud … Continue reading

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