Now Do It

Jul 14, 2019
The story I’m about to tell you probably is being repeated frequently today in Northeast Ohio ELCA congregations. That’s because today’s Gospel lesson – the familiar story of the Good...

A Harvest of Hope

Jul 07, 2019
Whenever I hear Jesus’ words, “The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few; therefore ask the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest,” I think of the same...

Fear Stops, Faith Starts, New Realities

Jun 23, 2019
The people of the Gerasenes in today’s Gospel reading wanted to get rid of Jesus; of what do you suppose were they afraid? The account is clear, when the people in the city and the...

In Search of Wisdom

Jun 16, 2019
I’ve always liked the passage from Proverbs 8 that we read this morning; perhaps because wisdom is depicted as a woman who stands on the heights, along the highways, at the crossroads...

The Path of Healing

Mar 31, 2019
It’s Lent still, Week #4, and we’ve been doing things somewhat differently than usual in Sunday morning worship. For one thing, we’ve been emphasizing confession and at 9 a.m. worship...

Trust in God

Mar 17, 2019
Last Sunday the Psalm encouraged us to trust in God, our ultimate refuge and source of shelter. The theme was TRUST in God. Today’s theme is WAIT for God.