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Sermon: Change the Test

March 10, 2019First Sunday in Lent Luke 4:1-13 by Eric Anderson There were a couple of things that came out of our Bible Study of this passage this week. One was the insight that this was not the last time Jesus experienced temptation. As human as we are, Jesus no doubt felt the pull to […]

March 10, 2019 in Sermons by

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What I’m Thinking: Change the Frame

When Jesus faced the temptations of the devil, he never quite answered those questions directly. He always changed their underlying assumptions. He refused to be put into a box. Here’s a transcript: I’m thinking about the fourth chapter of Luke’s Gospel (Luke 4:1-13). It’s the beginning of Lent this Wednesday, Ash Wednesday. On the first […]

March 3, 2019 in What I'm Thinking by

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Sermon: Oooo! Scary!

March 3, 2019Transfiguration Sunday Luke 9:28-43a by Rev. John Madsen-Bibeau Greetings from the mainland. If you haven’t met me yet, my name is John Madsen-Bibeau. I’m a friend of Eric’s from seminary and when I’m not doing this, I do psychotherapy in Massachusetts. I am happy to be here preaching for you this morning. Eric […]

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What I’m Thinking: Exceeded Expectations

When Jesus brought Peter, James, and John up the mountain, they’d traveled with him for some time. He’d done many wonders in their presence. You’d think they were immune from surprise: but they weren’t. Here’s a transcript: We have a special guest this coming Sunday at Church of the Holy Cross. The Rev. John Madsen-Bibeau […]

February 24, 2019 in What I'm Thinking by

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Sermon: Hard Love

February 24, 2019Seventh Sunday after the Epiphany Luke 6:27-38 by Eric Anderson “Love your enemies,” said Jesus. Do I have to? Can’t I just go home and hide instead? This is one of the times when Christianity seems wildly impractical. It’s also one of the times when Christianity seems to favor the oppressor over the […]

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