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Wednesday, May 16, 2012
A Meditation in the Mud
Last summer, Grace Church in Arvada, Colorado, had a 10-week sermon series entitled “Storytellers.” The series focused on “life issues in our relationships, living our faith and studying the steps of Jesus.” The sermons were drawn from stories Jesus told as recorded in the gospels of Matthew, Luke and John. What made this sermon series unusual was the accompanying work done by artist Nicole Brown and poet Joel Jacobson.
Jacobson wrote a poem illustrating the core story or message for each of the sermons. He’s assembled them in a small book, Water the Mud.