Weeks of Bread, #3

Aug 08, 2021
Let the Weeks of Bread continue! Indeed, that is what is happening. Each week, the reading from John 6 gets more complicated and our ability to understand it is more challenging.

Weeks of Bread, #2

Aug 01, 2021
Let the Weeks of Bread continue! And, that they will, for three more weeks after today, as our focus on the sixth chapter of John also continues.

Weeks of Bread, #1

Jul 25, 2021
Let the “Weeks of Bread” begin! Today is the first of five, count them – five, Sundays focused on the sixth chapter of John and bread.

Whose We Are and Who We Can Be

Jul 11, 2021
Today’s reading from Ephesians 1 is a Biblical goldmine. In fact, Dr. Martin Lloyd-Jones, one of Great Britain’s great 20th century preachers, once preached on it for sixth months. Can...

Astounded or Amazed?

Jul 04, 2021
The people in Jesus’ hometown were astounded at him, and Jesus was amazed at them. But…neither emotion was for positive reasons.

Paving the Way Forward

Jun 27, 2021
Jesus is back from his trip. He has been busy, though, while away. Following his storm-silencing boat ride, the topic of last week’s Gospel reading, Jesus disembarked on the Gentile...

Jesus Pilots the Boat, so Keep Calm!

Jun 20, 2021
As I prepared for today’s sermon, the hymn, “Jesus Savior, Pilot Me,” had burrowed its way into my consciousness and would not leave me alone. We will be singing it soon. It’s an old-...

The Mystery of Planting and Growth

Jun 13, 2021
I'm hesitant to even say this, lest I jink it, but the church garden already is growing SO much better than was the case last year, and it's only a few weeks into the season. A year...