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Conversation in Faith · 3d ago

Happy Ascension Day!

If you read “Happy Ascension Day” and thought, huh?? You are not alone. Ascension Day is probably the least understood, least celebrated of the Christian feast days. You may know that the fe...
Conversation in Faith · 4d ago

Bread and Signs

Recently I read John 6, which is a really long chapter- 71 verses. There are many, many things to think about. The chapter begins with Jesus feeding the five thousand. Then the disciples cro...
Conversation in Faith · 1M ago

We do not travel alone

Now the Lord said to Abram, ‘Go from your country and your kindred and your father’s house to the land that I will show you. I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you, and make...
Conversation in Faith · 1M ago

Not the Messiah We Are Looking For

Palm Sunday is the start of Holy Week. On Palm Sunday we remember Jesus’s entry into Jerusalem. Jesus travels on a borrowed donkey, The crowds hail him as “Son of David” – meaning the king. ...
Conversation in Faith · 2M ago

Doing Lent

“What are you doing for Lent?”,  someone asked me the other day.  I replied, “Nothing”. I tried for several years to “do” something for Lent. Some years I tried giving something up. We give ...
Conversation in Faith · 2M ago

What happened in Samaria, doesn’t stay there.

  Sometimes it is good to spend some time with familiar stories. John 4:1-42 is the well known story of Jesus and the Woman of Samaria, or the Woman at the Well.  It’s a big story and there ...
Conversation in Faith · 2M ago

Saving My Life

“Come tell us what is saving your life right now?” Barbara Brown Taylor in her book, An Altar in the World, tells of being asked this question. It is a question I think about. What is saving...
Conversation in Faith · 3M ago

Transfiguration

A sermon for Transfiguration Sunday, Preached at Forest Hills Presbyterian Church, Forest Hills MI. Exodus 24:12-18 Narratives in the Bible, as you may know can be read on multiple levels. T...
Conversation in Faith · 3M ago

Mr. Trump and the Lord’s Prayer

Yesterday (Feb 18, 2017) I watched part of President Trump’s rally in Melbourne Florida and then read the transcript. And I must say I have some concerns about the way Mrs. Trump opened the ...
Conversation in Faith · 3M ago

Painting :Tips and Truths for Life

I live in an old house and therefore I have ample opportunity to paint, both indoors and out. I spent some time painting over Winter break, and it occurred to me that painting and life share...