Reflection on Luke 3:1-17

At Peace Mennonite, we are currently using the Narrative Lectionary for worship. I will occasionally post some thoughts about the coming Sunday’s scripture as part of my own sermon preparation. These aren’t fully formed pieces, but may give some inspiration. John the Baptist apparently didn’t read many church growth blogs. He sets up his ministry…

Talking Doves and Empty Tombs

“So the dove was talking?” asked one child. “No,” I replied. “That’s weird,”said another child. “I never heard of a talking dove.” “The dove wasn’t talking,” I said. “The dove came down from the sky and there was a voice from heaven.” “From the dove?” asked another child. “No,” I said. “The dove did not…