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James Brumm

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When One Thing Might Be Enough

Well, here we are, in chapter seventeen of Exodus, with the people of Israel unhappy with their tour guide again. Last week it was the food. Now they want something to drink. They are just so demanding! Of course, if…
Essay

Living a Bigger Story

To be perfectly honest, this is one of those weeks when I greatly expand on the pericopes laid out by the Revised Common Lectionary (RCL). By beginning at Exodus 14:19, the RCL hits the highlight of this story of crossing…
Essay

Maybe It’s Just Dinner With a Side of Grace

My friend and colleague Daniel Meeter retired at the beginning of July. Back in May, speaking at a Reformed Church Center event, he likened our current condition of quarantine and social distancing to Israel’s Exodus journey, especially in the way…