Feast of St. Francis – October 6, 2019

Feast of St. Francis Matthew 11:25-30 Sunday, October 6, 2019 With the fall sports season upon us, football games are ubiquitous. High School. College. Professional. If you want to, you can probably find a game for most any day of the week. And as ubiquitous as the football games are, the prayer huddles prior to […]

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Pentecost 16C – September 29, 2019

Pentecost 16C Luke 16:19-31 Sunday, September 29, 2019 My uncle Clifton was the oldest of my dad’s five siblings. He was larger than life. Literally and figuratively. Clifton was the businessman in the family. He lived in a suburb of Minneapolis. He drove a Cadillac. In most settings, he preferred suits to casual dress. He […]

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Pentecost 12C – September 1, 2019

County Road 18 winds along the rolling farmland and forests of north central Minnesota. Cows dot the fields. Mobile homes appear periodically amidst the camouflage of pine trees and underbrush. Farmers wave from their tractors as neighbors speed by. The paved roadway inevitably yields to gravel, exposing the reality of rural and isolated byways. And […]

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Pentecost 9C – August 11, 2019

Pentecost 9C Sunday, August 11, 2019 Luke 12:32-40 In one of those eerie moments where the threat in life seems a bit too close, Marnie and I were speaking with some friends whose children had attended King years ago. Almost as an aside, they mentioned that, “Oh by the way, our daughter made a bunch […]

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