Homilies

Homilies

Our Doodling God

Our Doodling God

God is waiting, waiting for us to see. The time that God gives us is a sign of the trust that God has in us.

Homilies

Choosing a Master

Choosing a Master

Jesus tells us that the way forward is not to dismiss worry, but to replace it with another power.

Homilies

Being Holy Like God

Being Holy Like God

God is holy because God is different, transcendent. We are to be holy by being different in the way we live.

Homilies

How God Sees the World

How God Sees the World

Beatitudes and slogans share the ability in a few short words to nail down the heart of the matter, what is really important.

Homilies

Unlikely Disciples

Unlikely Disciples

God will call who God will call. And when God calls us, it does us no good to point to others who have better qualifications.

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Behold the Lamb of God

Behold the Lamb of God

Calling Jesus a lamb is pointing to Jesus’ sacrificial love by which we are saved. We are called to imitate Jesus action, to live with sacrificial love.

Homilies

Catching People

Catching People

We who have been called to believe are called to share that belief. The call and the ability to accomplish the call come together.

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A Parable of Love and Jealousy

A Parable of Love and Jealousy

Today’s parable assures us that with our God there will always be enough love for everyone.

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Learning to Bow Down

Learning to Bow Down

The stance of a disciple is to bow down before God and to be empty enough to let mercy in.

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Discipleship through Checkers

Discipleship through Checkers

Everything in creation can show us God’s ways. This is true of the three rules of checkers.

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Our Weakness; God’s Strength

Our Weakness; God’s Strength

Holiness is not being perfect. Holiness is claiming our weakness in the presence of God’s strength.

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The Beauty Remains

The Beauty Remains

If we see the beauty of the people in our lives, we can push through excuses and become Christ’s servants.