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11/11/20

All Saints

November 11, 2020 DAILY READING John 11:1-26 FIELD NOTES I never knew my paternal grandfather. He passed before I was born. But I’ve heard stories. I’ve heard story after story…

11/10/20

All Saints

November 10, 2020 DAILY READING John 11:1-26 FIELD NOTES When I was in youth group, one of my youth pastors was a woman named Cheryl. She was a teacher and…

11/9/20

All Saints

November 9, 2020 DAILY READING John 11:1-26 FIELD NOTES My grandmother died this past year. She was 93. She was the most generous person I’ve ever known. She was constantly…

11/7/20

Lectio Divina

November 7, 2020 As you read today’s passage, ask yourself these questions: What storm do I find myself in? What is my prayer during this storm? Mark 4:35-41 Jesus Calms…

11/6/20

Why Are You So Afraid?

November 6, 2020 DAILY READING Mark 4:35-41 FIELD NOTES Jesus’ words here always hit me as funny.  I have to imagine a slight sarcastic tone to his voice when he asks…

11/5/20

Overwhelmed

November 5, 2020 DAILY READING Mark 4:35-41 FIELD NOTES My last year of seminary, I was taking more credit hours than I ever had. I was doing a practicum that…

11/4/20

Lectio Divina

November 4, 2020 As you read today’s passage, ask yourself these questions: Why do I let fear take control of me? If my faith isn’t in God, then where have…

11/3/20

Asleep?

November 3, 2020 DAILY READING Mark 4:35-41 FIELD NOTES The storm rages on, and the disciples go to get Jesus so that he can help them.  And what is Jesus doing?  He’s…

11/2/20

The Power over Storms

November 2, 2020 DAILY READING Mark 4:35-41 FIELD NOTES They were terrified and asked each other, “Who is this? Even the wind and the waves obey him!” The disciples, who have…

10/31/20

Lectio Divina

October 31, 2020 DAILY READING Mark 5:1-20 The Voice For most of Jesus’ miracles, the disciples are observers: they watch Him healing the sick, raising dead bodies, and casting demons out…