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Evangelectionary for Sunday, November 12th

Text: 1 Thessalonians 5:1–17 Now, brothers, about times and dates we do not need to write to you,  for you know very well that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night.  While people are saying, “Peace and safety,” destruction will come on them suddenly, as labor pains on a pregnant woman, and they […]

Evangelectionary for Sunday, April 23

Lectionary: Acts 2:1–14, 22–32; Psalm 16; 1 Peter 1:3–9; John 20:19–31 Reflection: Doubting Thomas Poor Thomas … he gets saddled with being the one disciple who had profound doubts about Jesus’ resurrection. Clearly the other ten got it. Right? Maybe not so much. There they were. Ten disciples … maybe more, we really don’t know how […]

The Power of Yes!

originally published at EffectiveChurch.com It always amazes me how much talk a church can do and still accomplish nothing. Sure, sometimes the discussion gets to yes, but far too often the NO comes about because too much time has passed. Too much talk and not enough do. I suppose that’s why the book Action Trumps Everything by Len […]

Weekly Evangelectionary Reflection for Nov 13, 2011

Text: 1 Thessalonians 5:1–17 Now, brothers, about times and dates we do not need to write to you,  for you know very well that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night.  While people are saying, “Peace and safety,” destruction will come on them suddenly, as labor pains on a pregnant woman, and they […]

Weekly Reflection for July 31, 2001

Reading: Romans 9:1-5 Theme: The High Cost of Evangelism Message: Paul’s Anguish Over Israel  1 I speak the truth in Christ—I am not lying, my conscience confirms it through the Holy Spirit— 2 I have great sorrow and unceasing anguish in my heart. 3 For I could wish that I myself were cursed and cut off from Christ for the […]

Weekly Reflection: Sunday May 1, 2011

Lectionary for May 1: Acts 2:1–14, 22–32; Psalm 16; 1 Peter 1:3–9; John 20:19–31 Reflection: Doubting Thomas Poor Thomas … he gets saddled with being the one disciple who had profound doubts about Jesus’ resurrection. Clearly the other ten got it. Right? Maybe not so much. There they were. Ten disciples … maybe more, we […]