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Ashes

God is great at teaching through paradoxes, things that at first, seem totally absurd. Jesus does his best to explain how they are true. The contradictory proposition of Ash Wednesday is how ashes not only cleanse, but prepare space to light a new fire.

Pentecost 8 Preview

And Herodias had a grudge against him [John the Baptist], and wanted to kill him. But she could not, for Herod feared John. –Mark 6: 19-20 Preparing for Worship Self-consciousness and guilt are useless unless they drive us to God. Herod and his wife prove it. They knew right from wrong, as we do. Herod assuaged…

Rev. Craig Ross
Think of it as Confession

Email Devotion The Name of JEsus January 1, 2017       So let’s be honest here.  They never really work out, do they?  I’m talking about your New Year’s resolutions.  If stats on these things are correct, then less than 10% of us will have success in truly changing our lifestyles through our January…

Rev. Craig Ross
Moments of Grace are All Around Us

Email Devotion Pentecost 13 No one who conceals transgressions will prosper, but one who confesses and forsakes them will obtain mercy. –Proverbs 28:13 Sometimes even I am stunned by my own stupidity.  One would think that I would be used to it by now … but evidently, not.  For the past 6-7 years, I have…