Category Archives: The Holy Spirit

The Bible: God’s Word in Conversation with God’s People

The Bible is the Word of God. Sure. I agree with that. It’s in the constitutions of my denomination (ELCA) and its individual congregations: The canonical Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments are the written Word of God. Inspired … Continue reading

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“Look! Here Is Water” – A Sermon about God’s Inclusivity with a Surprise Ending

The pivotal moment in today’s Scripture story is when the Ethiopian Official says to Philip, “Look! Here is water! What can stand in the way of my being baptized?” That’s why Philip was there in the first place. But he … Continue reading

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The Who, A Metaphor for an Effective Church?

(NOTE: I hope this blog will be a place I can post half-baked ideas and grow them with input from others.  I’m interested in your feedback, and hope you’ll take time to post any opinions you have in the comments … Continue reading

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