Jesus had a Reputation

Puzzler's Corner Blog, Midwest District, DS Margie Crawford Blog

One of the first sermons I preached was on the healing of the Centurion’s servant.  The miracle can be found in each of the Synoptic Gospels.  The authors of each Gospel do not disclose what the servant’s illness was, nor how many remedies had been tried.  Somehow, the Centurion heard about Jesus.  As people traveled… Continue Reading Jesus had a Reputation

More Puzzle Pieces

Puzzler's Corner Blog, Midwest District, DS Margie Crawford Blog

The first time I came to Grand Rapids was nearly twenty years ago.  At the time I was on the faculty at Wayne State University Medical School.  I was taking Hebrew so I could read some of the Old Testament verses in their original language.  That’s when I heard about the Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit… Continue Reading More Puzzle Pieces

And Now for Something Completely Different

Puzzler's Corner Blog, Midwest District, DS Margie Crawford Blog

During my Christian Education course in Seminary, I was introduced to 3 books which have become a part of my spiritual disciplines. They are Imaging the Word, Volumes 1-3. Each volume contains art, poetry, photographs and musical compositions about what it means to be a child of God. First Place, where the Midwest District Office… Continue Reading And Now for Something Completely Different