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Sandpiper's Thoughts | Who will betray him?

John 13:21-38Jesus ate one last meal with them.He said, "One of you will betray me."He risked telling them the truth,as he always had.Sounds at the table stopped.The shuffling, the rasp of hand on beard,the wash of drink clearing away the … [Read More...]

New Life

There are places in our world where seasons are shadows of what we experience here in these mountains. Mountain seasons are intense and they are rapid and sudden. In these mountains, I regularly hear people say: “This is the Rockies, you can … [Read More...]

A Pastor's Thoughts | Day 37–April 1

Mark in Forty Days This year I am reading through the Gospel of Mark during the forty days of Lent. My suggested plan is that you do these readings in Lectio Divina  format. Today’s reading Mark 15:1-20 Prayer Thought Lord  you were mocked and beaten … [Read More...]

Ponder Anew | Wednesday of Holy Week

Greeting: Let us run with perseverance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus the pioneer and perfecter of our faith, who for the sake of the joy that was set before him endured the cross, disregarding its shame, and has taken his seat at … [Read More...]

This Day With God | Priorities for Success

Written about in the post Our Priorities are Bible characters who are good examples to follow and those that provide bad examples. Abraham was a man who took his relationship with God serious and in turn was blessed. His grandson Esau on the other … [Read More...]


A Moment of Community Hysteria

“Community hysteria” is a term to describe overblown responses to instances of policies or actions that contradict the communities’ sensibilities. One example is the World Vision decision to allow future employees to live in a monogamous, same-sex … [Read More...]

Ecumenical burial fit for a king

Ecumenical Burial Fit for a King

CANTERBURY, England (RNS) Tens of thousands of people in Leicester — England’s most religiously diverse city — are getting ready to honor the memory of a long-despised English king with a ceremony that testifies to the already warm relationship … [Read More...]

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