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 […]

3 Ways Jesus Makes You Scratch Your Head

For this Sunday, Lent 5B, John 12:20-33 I don’t think I have ever met anyone who didn’t think Jesus was a masterful teacher.  His words continue to leave us inspired, encouraged, and challenged.  The teaching John captured in the Gospel for this Sunday, John 12:20-33, is a great example of such teaching.  One of the […]

Haiku Thursday

  Yes, it is Haiku Thursday again.  I list three of my own.  Feel free to send me one or three you would like posted. They were once naked Trees from winter now sprung Squirrels now hiding. ——————————– Green is the color Making my eyes water Spring suffering ——————————– Looking at my shoe Then that […]

How Do You Know God?

For Lent 5B OT Lesson Jeremiah 31:31-34  Read it here at Oremus Bible Browser This passage of Scripture is most known for v.33, I will put my law within them, and I will write it on their hearts; and I will be their God, and they will be my people.  It was a powerful word […]