Tag Archives: Easter

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Imagine… An Open Heart

Jubilee! Circle, Columbia, S.C. Readings for the Sixth Sunday of Easter:  Come and stay at my home… (Acts 16:9-15) We will come to them and make our home with them. (John 14:23-29) In the late 1970s, New Jersey rock legend Bruce Springsteen met Joey Ramone,

Glasses resting on Bible

Imagine… A New Conversation

Jubilee! Circle, Columbia, S.C., April 24, 2010 Garden of Grace United Church of Christ, Columbia, S.C., April 25, 2010 Readings for the Fourth Sunday of Easter:  I shall not want… (Psalm 23) I know them and they follow me. (John 10:22-30) Back in 1953, Leonard

Fountain pen

Imagine… A New Story

Jubilee! Circle, Columbia, S.C. Readings for Resurrection Sunday: The wolf and the lamb shall feed together. (Isaiah 65:17-25) Why do you look for the living among the dead? He is not here, but has risen. (Luke 24:1-12) Jon Bon Jovi is a native of Sayerville,

LOVE in the hot summer


Garden of Grace United Church of Christ, Columbia, S.C. Readings for the Sixth Sunday of Easter: Psalm 98, John 15:9-17 This morning’s song comes from singer/songwriter David Wilcox. I’ve done one of his songs before. David lives in the lesbian mecca of Asheville, N.C., and

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Where’s Your Jesus Now?

Garden of Grace United Church of Christ, Columbia, S.C. Readings for the Third Sunday of Easter: Psalm 4, Luke 24:13-35 I’ve noticed a really strange phenomenon and perhaps you all can identify. When I started working in radio in my late teens and early 20s,

The Bible

Wait! There’s More!

Controversies swirl today, in our embattled Church, over whether this story or that in the Bible “actually” happened. Did the sun stand still in the sky until the Israelites won that battle? Did Noah really bring two of every kind of animal on the Earth

Crossing into the light

Easter Grace: The Resurrection of Hope

There is little agreement regarding the spiritual or physical resurrection of Christ. We use our minds to look at the event only as a theological issue. But people often gather around a common set of values and not theological beliefs. I believe in the resurrection

Raphael's The Miraculous Draft of Fishes

May I Have This Dance? Choosing To Love God

Reading for the Third Sunday of Easter:  After breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, ‘Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?’ ‘Yes, Master, you know I love you.’ Jesus said, ‘Feed my lambs.’ He then asked a second time, ‘Simon, son

Glasses resting on Bible

Becoming ‘Hafta’ Farmers

Garden of Grace United Church of Christ, Columbia, S.C. Readings for the Second Sunday of Easter: 32 All the believers were one in heart and mind. No one claimed that any of his possessions was his own, but they shared everything they had. 33 With

Glasses resting on Bible

Our Power Is in Our Weakness

Readings for the Seventh Sunday of Easter: Acts 1:6-14; Psalm 68:1-10, 33-36; 1 Peter 4:12-14, 5:6-11; John 17:1-11 I have been drenched in scripture since even before I could read and write. My parents were devout Baptists, and I taught a Sunday School class for