Tag Archives: Epiphany

If you use Jesus as a fish finder you may discover you want him more than fish

The Story-verse and the Matter-verse Three weeks ago we explored finding Jesus in the story-verse and the implications of his turning water to wine. As we see in this video of Jim Carrey  at the Golden Globes the uneasy reality between our … Continue reading

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How Jesus Reveals that our employment of “The Gospel of the marginalized” can be just another trick to win at our neighbor’s expense

Victims Uber Alles We are at a moment in time when there is no more moral or powerful claim to make than that you and yours have been victims of some horrible abuse of power. All of the political parties … Continue reading

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When Jim Carry Exposed Our Despairing Story-Verse and how Jesus as Hidden Wine Maker Invites us To Believe a Better Story

To Be Human is to Believe Stories Human beings are the strangest of all earth’s creatures. We are strange because we don’t live as the rest of the animal kingdom does. The animal kingdom is more reasonable than we are. … Continue reading

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The Baptism of Jesus

George Whitefield I’ve been reading a biography of George Whitefield. He was an 18th century preacher whose ministry was integral in launching what is often called “The Great Awakening” in both England and the American colonies. Whitefield was so popular, … Continue reading

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Jesus at Twelve, Submissive and Disruptive

Family In this Christmas season family is the source of our great joy, our great sorrow, hurt or anger, or both at the same time. There is a belief, not without justification that if we do right by family, or … Continue reading

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