May 27, 2018 - I’m done with the Trinity - Rev. Norm Seli

May 27, 2018

Rev. Norm Seli takes the opportunity of "Trinity Sunday" to wonder if he can still believe in the Holy Trinity.   
Get ready for some theology and dead languages. 

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May 20, 2018 - Sigh - Rev. Norm Seli

May 20, 2018

Rev. Norm Seli brushes up against the story of Pentecost in Acts 2, but then wonders about what Paul might have meant in Romans 8:22-27 by "the Spirit intercedes for us with sighs too deep for human words"... could this is a more personal Pentecost experience?   

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May 13, 2018 - Up Up and Away - Rev. Norm Seli

May 13, 2018

Rev. Norm Seli wonders about the story of the Ascension, told at the end of Luke's Gospel and again in beginning of the Book of Acts.  Is Jesus Superman?  Why didn't he leave his body behind?  Is Luke telling the truth?  Did all of this actually happen??  Have a listen and wonder for yourself what this story might mean to you in 2018.

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May 6, 2018 - What’s for Dinner? - Greg Daly

May 6, 2018

Greg Daly joined us this week and, just three weeks before his ordination, shared some powerful refelction on what it means to be in/out; acceptable/unaccaptable.   Utilizing John 13:31-35 and Peter's Vision from Acts 11 (1-18) Greg challenged us to go beyond familiar and discover that all of God's creation is good. 

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April 29, 2018 - What to Do - Rev. Norm Seli

April 29, 2018

Rev. Norm Seli is fascinated by the story of Philip and the Ethiopian Eunuch (Acts 8:26-40) and wonders if this might be a story for us in 2018.  He also had an opinion on the best way to make popcorn. 

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April 22, 2018 - Hungry - Rev. Norm Seli

April 25, 2018

Rev. Norm Seli wonders about Peter's hypocrisy when he's lecturing the people in Jerusalem for betraying Jesus (Acts 3:12-19), but is more intriqued by Jesus' desire for breakfast when he first appears to the disciples after his resurrection (Luke 24: 36-48)

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April 8, 2018 - If I only knew then, what I know now - Rev. Norm Seli

April 8, 2018

On the Sunday after Easter, Rev. Seli engages with both of the "endings" in John's Gospel:  The appearance of Jesus to the disciples in the locked room (John 20) and the apparent "second ending" in which Jesus appears to Peter and the others while they are fishing in the early morning (John 21).  Norm wonders why the seond ending and what it might be offering us...

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March 18, 2018 - We Wish to See Jesus - Rev. Norm Seli

March 18, 2018

Rev. Norm Seli starts in John's Gospel with a simple request of two Greeks, "Sir, we wish to see Jesus" and wonders if we, too wish to see Jesus and if it is possible to see Jesus; to see God in the world today.  He wonders about Jeremiah's promise that God's Covenant would be written on our hearts and what that might have to do with seeing Jesus; seeing God. 

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March 11, 2018 - Snakes and Grace - Rev. Norm Seli

March 11, 2018

Rev. Norm Seli  wonders about the peculiar story of Moses and The Snake on Stick from Numbers 21:4-9 and what it could have meant back then and what it might mean now... Along the way he rubs up against Paul's letter to the Ephesians (2:1-10), Psalm 107 and John 3:14-21 and wonders about Grace. 

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March 4, 2018 - Law and Order - Rev. Norm Seli

March 4, 2018

Rev. Norm Seli engages with the story of Jesus cleansing the Temple (John 2:13-22) and wonders why Jesus was so angry?  He reflects on the Ten Commandments (Exodus 20:1-17) and wonders if maybe Jesus was concerned about the Spirit of the Law getting last in the Letter...  If we believe that Faith and "The Law" are meant to bring us to God and not shame us, then how might we understand these passages in 2018? 

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