Tag Archives: Sabbath

Intersection of faith & work

“The worker is worthy of her pay.”                                                  -I Timothy 5:18     I’ve really no more objection to a cookout on Labor Day than I have to a decorated tree at Christmas. In fact, I embrace both. But just … Continue reading

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Scheduled Maintenance

As I prepared to begin this past winter’s three months of sabbatical leave, the Conference vehicle I’d been driving for the past five years was just about to turn over 200,000 miles.  And so was I. The vehicle had been … Continue reading

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Sabbath: An Exercise in Humility?

Some of my favorite parts of the Gospel story are actually the ones that get relatively little attention. In numerous places, Jesus and the disciples are walking along, praying, teaching, healing the throngs of people who follow them, then suddenly … Continue reading

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