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Of Faith (May Contain Some Feet)

Many of my runs take me along a mile-and-a-half stretch of Culver Road in Irondequoit, NY. About a half mile from home, they go past Transfiguration Lutheran Church then, almost another mile north, the Durand United Church of Christ and, on … Continue reading

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You Are My Beloved. In You, I Am Well Pleased.

Six days later, Jesus took with him Peter and James and his brother John and led them up a high mountain, by themselves. And he was transfigured before them, and his face shone like the sun, and his clothes became … Continue reading

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You Always Have The Poor With You

Six days before the Passover Jesus came to Bethany, the home of Lazarus, whom he had raised from the dead. There they gave a dinner for him. Martha served, and Lazarus was one of those at the table with him. … Continue reading

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You Say That I Am A King

Pilate entered the headquarters again, summoned Jesus, and asked him, “Are you the King of the Jews?” Jesus answered, “Do you ask this on your own, or did others tell you about me?” Pilate replied, “I am not a Jew, … Continue reading

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A Brief Biography of God Part Four: Life Support

After hanging around the planet for millennia, messing with humans only to have them mess right back, our favorite Supreme Being took just a couple of hundred years to go from from comfortable middle age to life support.

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A Brief Biography of God Part Three: The Midlife Crisis

Somewhere around 9,000 years ago, give or take a few thousand years, humans began to abandon their hunter-gatherer cultures. They started to domesticate livestock and cultivate crops, which meant that they could stop wandering the land and start to build … Continue reading

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A Brief Biography of God Part Two: The Awkward Teenage Years

So God’s biography begins with humans attempting to provide a very basic and primitive explanation of creation. Some ancient societies imagined multiple gods and goddesses responsible for different natural phenomena—the sun, water, the seasons, nature’s bounty were all personified by human-like … Continue reading

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