Monthly Archives: March 2012

5 Favorite iphone Apps for Preaching

iphones make the process and practice of preaching (all that is built into that one word) so much easier than in the past.  My iPhone is a ubiquitous tool for capturing information, ideas and tasks.  Four of my favorite apps for this process are: 1.)  Evernote.  It is a free (unless you go premium) app […]

Still Haiku Thursday

Wearing a hoodie Packing a bag of skittles Race issues persist ———————————- In ice cold water Close by there is a Rainbow Fishing Beaver Bend ——————————— Fluttering my way Almost everywhere I go Monarch butterfly

Preaching Mark or John for Palm Sunday?

All things are ready, if our minds be so. –William Shakespeare The Revised Common Lectionary provides a choice for Palm Sunday between Mark and John. There are some differences, the main one being that Mark includes the preparation instructions Jesus gave his disciples. When they were approaching Jerusalem, at Bethphage and Bethany, near the Mount […]

Art for Palm Sunday

                 

Marathon Advice

I have decided to run a marathon. I have been a life-long runner, but had a major set back with joint problems a few years ago while running a half-marathon. I’m running low mileage right now, but I want to achieve my goal of at least one marathon. Any advice? Any particular training plan you […]

See Jesus in the Potato Chip? Wheat?

“Seeing Jesus in the Wheat”  John 12:20-33   John Henson Delivered to Church for the Highlands Fifth Sunday in Lent, March 25, 2012 People claim to see Jesus a lot these days.  To them, he shows up in all different places.[show images from http://www.stuffthatlookslikejesus.com] They claim to see him in potato chips, in a marble […]

4 Images That Relate to Lent 5B Gospel

The Gospel text for tomorrow is John 12:20-33. Very truly, I tell you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains just a single grain; but if it dies, it bears much fruit. Those who love their life lose it, and those who hate their life in this world will keep […]