Second Sunday of Advent
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Demons are real. This much is true. But as long as we are able to name them, we will be unable to exorcise them. Under the safety of God’s wings, though…
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May the sweet song of Christ in Advent lean toward you and lull you not into a deeper sleep but into a wider awakening. Amen. In Comfort + Joy…
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God, the Three-in-One and One-in-Three… equal distinct unified This is the dynamic of the Triune God. It is the dynamic of humankind and all of…
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The Kingdom of God is not God reigning over all of creation like a tyrant with ‘his’ boot on the necks of all who acted against his will. In Jesus, we…
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The season of Advent focuses on the entry of Christ into the world: in the past (the incarnation), in the future (the return), and in the present (in…
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First Sunday of Advent
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Christian contemplative practice is not a method of self-improvement but of (false) self-forgetfulness. This Advent season, may you be disavowed of the…
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At the center of the Christian life is not a throne, but a cross. On the cross, Christ shows us God’s posture towards the world that God loves so much…
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First of all, an announcement (drumroll, please)… Last weekend, I was APPROVED ✅ for a call in the ELCA! This means that the synod (kind of like a…
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God’s law is real. You were given a conscience, a sense of right and wrong. God’s law was written on your heart at birth. It speaks to you as you move…
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Your blessing is a given and a way of life that you will forever live into. It is and it unfolds. Blessing is a static state of being and a dynamic…
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