Monthly Archives: March 2012

Hymn for palm Sunday

O Christ, What Can It Mean for Us 1. O Christ, what can it mean for us to claim you as our king? What royal face have you revealed whose praise the church would sing? Aspiring not to glory’s height, … Continue reading

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Would Jesus support health care reform?

I’m not passing this along to advocate this or Prichard’s view. But I do like to direct our attention to timely articles on the intersection of faith and politics. http://religion.blogs.cnn.com/2012/03/31/would-jesus-support-healthcare-reform/?hpt=hp_c1

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A foolish Palm Sunday sermon

Palm Sunday, April 1, 2012 New Life Lutheran Church, Pearland, Texas Bishop Michael Rinehart On this day, nearly 2,000 years ago, our Lord, Jesus of Nazareth entered Jerusalem on a donkey, to the cheers of the people waving palm branches. … Continue reading

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Where there is no God, everything is permitted. — Dostoyevsky

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Church Signs

A recent Facebook conversation on church signs inspired this post. This is the sign at my last church, Grace Lutheran Church in Conroe. The highway used to be 70MPH. Now it’s 55. Still, the sign was small, so first we … Continue reading

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Observant Jew and Vanderbilt Divinity School professor Amy-Jill Levine on the Jewishness of Jesus if

“The New Testament does have extraordinarily beautiful and profound material in it. Paul’s hymn to love in First Corinthians or the parables of the Good Samaritan or the Prodigal Son, or comments such as “God is love,” which is First … Continue reading

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25% of Texans have no health insurance

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