Clergy Confessional

Jesus Had Scars

This past Easter Season I talked a lot about the scars that Jesus had after the resurrection – which I have to admit I find to be very odd. If Jesus has been lifted up from death, why would the scars remain? If there is supposed to be no pain or struggle in heaven, why…
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We Are Complicit

The first scripture for this coming Sunday is from Isaiah 1. The people are told to “cease evil, learn to do good, seek justice, rescue the oppressed, defend the orphan, plead for the widow.” Earlier, we hear that God is tired of our festivals and our solemn assemblies. God can no longer bear our shallowness…
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Stop Saying Dumb Stuff

A friend posted something on Facebook that really touched me, because it is an aspect of our culture that has always bothered me, and seems to be getting worse. Her comments focused on some of the things people say about her daughter, who has dyslexia. I have been thinking about this for a long time,…
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