I am Casey K. Cross

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Don't forget to love.

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When All Else Fails, Listen

If you’ve been following along with the lectionary, you might be aware that a major theme of our recent gospel lessons has been prayer. It’s been a great opportunity to talk with our kids in the children’s message about the ways we pray and what happens when we pray. Far too often, we think of prayer as what we say to God. Far too often, prayer is described or used as a kind of wish list where we name all the ways we need God to do something for us. Neither of those two things are inherently wrong or bad, but they do limit what the gift of prayer might actually be.

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Incarnate Wisdom

“‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first

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Witness in Full

A few weeks ago I was taking an early morning walk. As I walked down the street, I noticed dark, ominous clouds ahead

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Love, Truth & Action

Reading: 1 John 3:16-24 “What is truth?” is an innately human question. Do the birds twitter about it flying from tree to tree? Or,

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Receive the Good

Last month I led my Young Disciples Ministry Team through a weekend workshop to give us time to remember who we are, the

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Word Made Flesh

And the Word became flesh and lived among us… full of grace and truth. – John 1:14 I am reading two books right

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