Lenten Devotional Doodle for Sunday, March 25

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Click on the images below to see them full size. Copyright © 2012, Linda E.S. Roberts. If you would like to use these doodles for a ministry or other non-profit purpose, please contact Mark. [Read more...]

Why is The Hunger Games So Popular?

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On Friday morning at 12:01, I found myself sitting with my teenaged daughter in a theater vibrating with expectation. Along with four hundred eager fans, we were about to watch the film version of Suzanne Collins’ novel The Hunger Games. I looked around the theatre to see if anyone looked my age or older. I [Read More...]

The Stations of the Cross: Introduction

Today, I’m beginning a two-week devotional series based on a biblical version of The Stations of the Cross. The point of this series is to help you reflect upon the meaning of the death of Jesus, so that you might experience the grace and love of God more profoundly. This collection of devotional posts is [Read More...]

Lenten Devotional Doodle for Saturday, March 24

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Click on the images below to see them full size. Copyright © 2012, Linda E.S. Roberts. If you would like to use these doodles for a ministry or other non-profit purpose, please contact Mark. [Read more...]

Lenten Devotional Doodle for Friday, March 23

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Click on the images below to see them full size. Copyright © 2012, Linda E.S. Roberts. If you would like to use these doodles for a ministry or other non-profit purpose, please contact Mark. [Read more...]

Resources for Lent, Holy Week, and Easter

The Seven Last Words of Christ: Reflections for Holy Week The Stations of the Cross: A Devotional Guide for Lent and Holy Week. Based on a new version of the Stations of the Cross, in which all stations represent passages in the Gospels. Includes the paintings by my wife, Linda Roberts. Why Did Jesus Have [Read More...]

Thin Places: Theological Reflections and Caveats

Part 11 of series: Thin Places Today I want to wrap up this series on thin places by offering some theological reflections and hesitations. If you’re joining this series late in the game, let me say that the language of “thin place” is a Celtic metaphor that describes physical locations in which God is especially [Read More...]

Lenten Devotional Doodle for Thursday, March 22

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Click on the images below to see them full size. Copyright © 2012, Linda E.S. Roberts. If you would like to use these doodles for a ministry or other non-profit purpose, please contact Mark. [Read more...]

The Church as a Thin Place: Dreams and Visions

Part 10 of series: Thin Places In yesterday’s post, I began reflecting in a more practical way on the church as a thin place. Today I want to continue these reflections, sharing a few of my dreams and visions for the church. The Church as a Place of Prayer for All Peoples In the Old [Read More...]

Lenten Devotional Doodle for Wednesday, March 21

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Click on the images below to see them full size. Copyright © 2012, Linda E.S. Roberts. If you would like to use these doodles for a ministry or other non-profit purpose, please contact Mark. [Read more...]

The Church as a Thin Place: Some Implications

Part 9 of series: Thin Places In my last post in this series, I suggested that, from the point of view of the New Testament, the church is to be the world’s most significant thin place when Jesus is no longer present on earth in the flesh. To put it differently, in the time after [Read More...]

Lenten Devotional Doodle for Tuesday, March 20

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Click on the images below to see them full size. Copyright © 2012, Linda E.S. Roberts. If you would like to use these doodles for a ministry or other non-profit purpose, please contact Mark. [Read more...]

The Church as a Thin Place

Part 8 of series: Thin Places In my last post in this series, I examined how Jesus impacts our understanding of thin places. If a thin place is a location where God’s presence can be experienced with unusual intensity, then Jesus himself was the ultimate thin place. Yet, as I noted in my last post, [Read More...]

Lenten Devotional Doodle for Monday, March 19

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Click on the images below to see them full size. Copyright © 2012, Linda E.S. Roberts. If you would like to use these doodles for a ministry or other non-profit purpose, please contact Mark. [Read more...]

Masterpieces from Rubbish – Inspiration from the High Calling

Masterpieces from Rubbish Psalm 118:1-29 The stone that the builders rejected has now become the cornerstone. Psalm 118:22 My friend Robert is an unusual artist. He makes masterpieces out of rubbish. Literally. I first got to know Robert at Laity Lodge, where he was one of our artists-in-residence. As soon as he arrived, he headed [Read More...]

Lenten Devotional Doodle for Sunday, March 18

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Click on the images below to see them full size. Copyright © 2012, Linda E.S. Roberts. If you would like to use these doodles for a ministry or other non-profit purpose, please contact Mark. [Read more...]


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