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Go to Galilee: “Jesus, Bodies, & Power”

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Mark 5:21-43 (NRSV)  21 When Jesus had crossed again in the boat to the other side, a great crowd gathered around him; and he was by the sea. 22 Then one of the leaders of the synagogue named Jairus came and, when he saw him, fell at his feet 23 and begged him repeatedly, “My little daughter is at the […]

“Becoming What We Love”

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Luke 2:41-52 (NRSV)  41 Now every year his parents went to Jerusalem for the festival of the Passover. 42 And when he was twelve years old, they went up as usual for the festival. 43 When the festival was ended and they started to return, the boy Jesus stayed behind in Jerusalem, but his parents […]

Prepare the Way: “To Fulfill All Righteousness”

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Matthew 3:13-17 (NRSV) 13 Then Jesus came from Galilee to John at the Jordan, to be baptized by him. 14 John would have prevented him, saying, “I need to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?” 15 But Jesus answered him, “Let it be so now; for it is proper for us […]

Courage in Chaos: “The Gentle Whisper of God”

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1 Kings 19:9-18 (NRSV) 9 At that place he came to a cave, and spent the night there. Then the word of the Lord came to him, saying, “What are you doing here, Elijah?” 10 He answered, “I have been very zealous for the Lord, the God of hosts; for the Israelites have forsaken your covenant, thrown down your altars, and […]

Courage in Chaos: “Biblical Leadership”

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1 Kings 18:31-33 (NRSV) 31 Elijah took twelve stones, according to the number of the tribes of the sons of Jacob, to whom the word of the LORD came, saying, “Israel shall be your name”; 32 with the stones he built an altar in the name of the LORD. Then he made a trench around […]