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Tag Archives: Mother’s Day

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Reclaiming Mother’s Day

It’s always been awkward for me as a pastor to talk about Mother’s Day. But I keep getting drawn to it, I still feel moved to relate to it. I was in foster care from ages five to 11. I have not met my birth

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Loving Those Who Cannot Help Themselves

Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church, Minneapolis, Minn.  Readings for the Seventh Sunday of Easter: 1 John 5:9-13, John 17:11b-19 Someday I’m going to preach a sermon on phrases some folks think are from the Bible. Phrases like: “The Lord helps those who help themselves.” People