Monthly Archives: April 2007

Blogged Out

I think I’m losing interest in blogging. It was fun for a while, but now it just seems, well, pointless. Not much more to say than that. Advertisements

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Shepherds=Kings

As I was working on my sermon today I found an interesting note in my Oxford Bible on the Lord’s words to Ezekiel in chapter 34 about the Shepherds of Israel. Whenever this text has come up in the past, … Continue reading

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A Message of Comfort in Times of Tribulation

The following is a devotion given by Rev. Mark Miller at our recent Central Illinois District pastor’s conference, which he has graciously permitted me to post for your enjoyment. It came right after news of the massacre at VA Tech, … Continue reading

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Walking in Newness of Life

Okay, time to put something in place of that previous cynical, nasty post on Holy Week. Sorry to be so depressing. It is Eastertide now, and I am in much better spirits, as usual. My sermon on Easter Sunday proclaimed … Continue reading

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Why I Hate Holy Week and Why I Love It

I hate holy week. And yes, I’m a pastor. I really hate Lent too. No other time of the year do I feel more depressed; no other time of the year do I feel less motivated to do anything worthwhile. … Continue reading

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New Blog for your Consideration

I encourage you to check out Properly Speaking when you get a chance. HT to Cyberstones. It’s on my blogroll now. Woodring begins with a great post on veiling of the crosses.

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Time Off Before Holy Week

I strongly recommend that pastors take the entire week before Holy Week off, even if you’re not deathly sick. I woke up today feeling more energized to work than I have in a long time. Okay, so I only have … Continue reading

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