Monthly Archives: June 2014

Discovering Christ in a Cup of Cold Water

A Reflection by Donald R. Elly, M. Div. The key words “whoever” and “welcomes” paint a surprisingly vivid and simple portrait of what we, Jesus’ disciples, are to do in responding to the needy world around us. “Whoever gives even … Continue reading

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Two Sparrows and a Head of Hair

Aging by its very nature makes one cautious; yes, even fearful. There is a dawning awareness of the transitory nature of human existence. “Here today, gone tomorrow” describes not just a vagabond, but also the sudden appearance of death. What … Continue reading

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Back to the Future

After the Crucifixion and burial of Jesus, the Resurrection seems unreal. The twelve disciples are down to eleven fearful, frantic followers. The Kingdom of God movement is going back to the future as we read Matthew’s words: “Now the eleven … Continue reading

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A Promise Fulfilled, Continuing…

Pentecost is known as the celebration of the Christian Church’s Birthday, the moment when tongues of flame rested on each of the disciples gathered locked waiting for God to act. God’s help is needed. The door could have been wide … Continue reading

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