Monthly Archives: June 2009

The Power of Touch

It’s easy to identify with the principal characters in our Gospel for today.  Every parent can imagine the sense of fear and worry in Jairus’ voice as he pleads with Jesus to make his daughter well.  She is at the … Continue reading

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Stormy Seas

I spent most of my childhood years in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, located on the very large Lake Winnebago and the Fox River.  The slogan of the city was and is, “Oshkosh: On the Water”, and because of the water that runs … Continue reading

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Corpus Christi

The other day, while watching a group of mourning doves feeding at a park in the cemetery where I was walking, I had a revelation of sorts.  I noticed that the birds traveled as a flock, and then they arrived, … Continue reading

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Preventing Pentecost

One of my students asked me recently if, as a pastor, my church “catches the Holy Spirit” on Sundays, or if it’s just one of those quiet churches that doesn’t talk much about the Holy Spirit.  The question was difficult … Continue reading

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