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God's Nagware
Exodus 20:1-17
God's Nagware

Those annoying pop-ups on your laptop screen serve one purpose: to nag you into doing something.... more

A Piece of Work
Ephesians 2:1-10
A Piece of Work

The phrase, “a piece of work,” is almost always pejorative — except in Paul’s letter to the Ephesians.... more

Exit Lines
John 12:20-33
Exit Lines

We look at some scenes in which famous people have left the public stage. Then we consider Jesus, who had the most amazing exit ever. ... more

Jerusalem March Madness
Mark 11:1-11
Jerusalem March Madness

The hot sports ticket and the conversational buzz this week is about the NCAA’s annual March Madness tournament. In our text, some madness is going on as well. It’s a madness that will continue throughout the week, although the tone will change.... more

Reversible Errors
John 18:1-19:42
Reversible Errors

Special Installment: Good Friday Defendants who feel that the justice system gave them a bad deal might be able to get a new trial or a verdict overturned on the basis of “reversible errors.” Jesus did not exercise this option.... more

The April Fool
John 20:1-18
The April Fool

It has been more than 60 years since Easter fell on April Fools’ Day. We have to say something about this.... more

Untranslatable Joy
Mark 16:1-8
Untranslatable Joy

What English word would you use to describe the joy when you realize that Christ is risen?... more

Facebook Church
Acts 4:32-35
Facebook Church

Mark Zuckerberg recently compared Facebook to a church. Was he right?... more

Risus Paschalis
Acts 4:32-35
Risus Paschalis

Beyond the Lectionary: Holy Humor Sunday On the Sunday following Easter, congregations around the world will engage in a ritual called “Holy Laughter.”... more

Favorite Child
1 John 3:1-7
Favorite Child

We might deny it, but most experts agree. We have a favorite child. Question is: Does God?... more

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