Lenten Devotional Doodle for Saturday, March 24

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Lenten Devotional Doodle for Friday, March 23

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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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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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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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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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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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Lenten Devotional Doodle for Saturday, March 17

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The Story of St. Patrick

I am posting this story of St. Patrick on March 16, the day before St. Patrick’s Day. I’ll leave it up through the 17th as a tribute to the real St. Patrick, a man whose name is familiar but whose amazing story is not well known. In my youth, St. Patrick’s Day was most of [Read More…]

Lenten Devotional Doodle for Friday, March 16

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