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Still Our Son

Thursday, February 4, 2016 I was called to the hospital by the chaplain’s office. An Adventist family from far away was requesting an Adventist pastor. At the hospital, the chaplain gave me some details, and I headed to the ICU. … Continue reading

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Transfiguring Money into Spirit

Sermon manuscript for Green Lake Church of Seventh-day Adventists for Sabbath, January 30, 2016 Texts:  Leviticus 27:30-34 and Matthew 25:14-30 I think it would be difficult to find a more “unspiritual” thing than a Frito bag. The very sound the … Continue reading

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Revisioning Prophecy

This is a repost of something I’ve published here and elsewhere before. Revisioning Prophecy By John McLarty For October, 2015, Gazette The recent visit of Pope Francis to the United States occasioned a flurry of Adventist commentary. Some saw the … Continue reading

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In The House

I can imagine this answer/question bring played out on the game show Jeopardy. Consistent: “Alex, I’ll take Parables for $800.” Alex would respond: “Answer: One sheep on one hundred, one coin of ten, one soon of two.” And the response … Continue reading

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Peacemaking instead of thundering the threats of hell

Yesterday I spent a couple hours visiting with a visionary, someone who imagines building peace as a replacement for making war, someone working to turn those ethereal dreams into palpable reality. He had enough Christianity in him to know about … Continue reading

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A Clear Picture of God and his Boy

Ilijah was abused by his father, brutalized would be a more apt word. His mother kicked him out when she needed his lunch money to pay for drugs. Even his body failed him–he suffered seizures. Those are true and real … Continue reading

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Lessons from Our Bodies

God delights in trees and rocks and human bodies. The divine pleasure in these earthy realities is evidenced by the stories of creation and the stories of Jesus. The first creation story tells of God’s creating soil and trees and … Continue reading

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Feeding Angels or Dragons

Sermon manuscript for Green Lake Church. Sabbath, January 9, 2016 Sunday morning I pulled on my snowshoes and headed up the Palisades Trail. There was about a foot and a half of snow, but for the first couple of miles … Continue reading

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Old Services Archive

Church service recordings from 2008 thru 2011 Continue reading

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