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How You Can Prep for Pentecost

Jack Levison | Posted 05.12.2016 | Religion
Jack Levison

I'm lying on an ice pack early this morning, doing my back exercises and listening to Pray as You Go, a tool for meditation, with monastery bells, music, and a Bible reading. It warms up my cranky body--and cold morning soul. The reading today is from Acts 2--the story of Pentecost, which goes like this.

"The Rock Of The Church"

Paul N. Anderson | Posted 09.28.2015 | Religion
Paul N. Anderson

Peter's confession in the Gospels marks the turning point in Jesus' ministry. In Mark and Matthew, the setting is Caesarea Philippi--the headwaters of the Jordan River, where a cave descends deep into the earth.

Apostle Paul: Bribes, Bids, and Betrayals in the Bible?

Robert Orlando | Posted 08.20.2014 | Religion
Robert Orlando

Although "bid" is not as sharp "bribe" it was also not as accurate. Truth be told, at the heart of the life of the Apostle Paul there was not only a bribe, albeit a "polite" one, but actually an apostolic betrayal!

Strutting With the Spirit: A Proposal for Pentecost

Jack Levison | Posted 08.06.2014 | Religion
Jack Levison

However we preach, whatever we teach, whenever we speak, we should be prepared. How? Through a life of study, the practice of learning, even the discipline of memorizing.

Acts 10: 44-48: Holy Calamity

Rev. David Lewicki | Posted 07.09.2012 | Religion
Rev. David Lewicki

After a resurrected Jesus leaves the scene for good, the first disciples are hanging out, waiting for God-knows-what. What, exactly, does one wait for after you've just seen your dead friend come back to life and eat a piece of fish?

Truly Understanding The Agony Of Crucifixion

Stephen Mansfield | Posted 06.02.2012 | Religion
Stephen Mansfield

In the weeks before Easter, during the traditional season of Lent, Christians fix their hearts on the death of Jesus Christ. They reflect upon what he endured because they believe that it was redemptive.