Tag Archives: Easter season

He is risen, indeed

The children in this group retelling of the resurrection are truly inspiring. Enjoy! http://www.storydivine.com/?p=198 Advertisements

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Writing our Lives into God’s Challenging Script

Last week’s post held elements of lament and uncertainty that characterize much of the Western church’s current context. Other questions live on the underside of those uncertainties about naming God in the scripts of our lives. One of those questions … Continue reading

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Writing God out of the Script?

Even as we live in the glow of the Easter Season—the Alleuia season in church calendars—many of us are struggling to live faithfully in contexts that try to write God out of the scripts of our lives. Although we may … Continue reading

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Recognition at Emmaus

I travelled the road to Emmaus as part of a learning tour in the Holy Land some time ago. Like the disciples in Luke 24, I too was confused and discouraged—in this case by the complexities of the deep fear, … Continue reading

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A Children’s Gospel?

I spent many hours over the last two weeks pondering the good news for 4-8-year-olds in the Lectionary Readings for this year’s Easter Season. The reason? There was a gap in our holdings, and it was discovered too late to … Continue reading

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Here’s to Eastering

The snow and cold are lingering on the Canadian Prairies, and challenging the celebration of new life that we have come to associate with Easter. Newscasters report that depression is up by about 25% among us. So, as our winter … Continue reading

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Grrr! Alleluia

Grrr! Alleluia! In my Manitoba home, singing “Alleluia” has been hard for me this Easter. Usually, nature cooperates with the church calendar by providing some long anticipated hints of green outside. Not this year. With an early Easter and a … Continue reading

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