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Pentecost 4 Preview

“The Lord appointed seventy others and sent them on ahead of him in pairs to every town and place where he himself intended to go.”  -Luke 10:1 Close your eyes and picture Jesus and his followers together. Most likely we either picture Jesus sitting around with the twelve disciples or standing in the midst of…

Not Your Grandma’s Church

Nancy and I spent the past weekend with our son Justin and his wife Megan at their home in Frederick.  Come Sunday morning, Justin and I decided to try and surprise our former vicar Matthew Beers at one of the churches he serves in Thurmont, Maryland.  We drove up for the 8AM service and were…

Come and See

traditional sermon Epiphany 2 We live in a culture that floods us with words … yes, we literally drown in information of every kind imaginable.   Social media platforms … newspapers … 24-hour TV with a couple of hundred channels … emails … texts … conversations … radio … snail mail pamphlets and newsletters … robo-calls…