Advent Message “Come Be Born in Us” (Luke 1:39-55)

Today we are three weeks into the advent season preparing for Christ’s coming. Christmas, for Christians, is not simply a remembrance and celebration of history (though it is certainly that), it is more importantly a proclamation of reality. The father of Quakerism, George Fox, wrote in his journal of his present and personal experience ofContinue reading “Advent Message “Come Be Born in Us” (Luke 1:39-55)”

Interventions: The Final Intervention is Also the First (Luke 24:1-7)

This is the text from my sermon last week. Compost: What do you notice about compost? What does it do? Observe the compost — what can you tell from it. Is it at all like resurrection, in what ways, how is it different? What I want to stress this morning is this: the resurrection itselfContinue reading “Interventions: The Final Intervention is Also the First (Luke 24:1-7)”

Interventions: The Clock of the Kingdom (or Learning to Tell and Understand Time)

Reflections from Luke 12:54-59; 13:6-21 September 13, 2009 Intro. We have come a long way in our journey of encounters and interventions through Luke. If you have missed some of our previous discussions I invite you to check out our blog (check out the teaching page) or download the podcast from iTunes. We’ve been readingContinue reading “Interventions: The Clock of the Kingdom (or Learning to Tell and Understand Time)”