Answer This Question: Into What Then Were You Baptized?

Jan 10, 2021
I had never heard the phrase, "Taking a mulligan" until about 12 years ago when I attempted to learn to play golf – unsuccessfully, by the way. That phrase popped into my mind this...

The Wait is Over

Dec 27, 2020
Here we are … observing the First Sunday of Christmas, still a bit disoriented following our unusual Christ Eve (or, at least I am) with Epiphany Sunday just one week away. Another...

God With Us … on the Phone?

Dec 24, 2020
Grace and peace to you on this unusual Christmas Eve. It may be true for you, as it is for me, that this is one of the very few times you have not stepped into the church on this Holy...

Facing the Curveball

Dec 20, 2020
It is the Fourth Sunday in Advent; how can that be? Christmas Eve is Thursday; the two Christmas Eve services are nearly recorded and are in the editing process. They will “premier” at...

Summon Out What I Shall Be

Dec 13, 2020
On this Third Sunday of Advent, for the third week in a row. We focus on the Old Testament reading. Last week we heard a word of comfort during exile. This week we hear a word of joy,...

In Exile: Here Is Your God

Dec 06, 2020
Exile; it’s a word we do not use much in 2020. Exile is prolonged, enforced stay away from one’s own community or home and way of life. Today’s first reading is set in Exile, but in...

Preparing to be Jesus in the World

Nov 29, 2020
Stay awake! Put on your mask! Stay awake! Keep your distance! Stay awake! Wash your hands! Stay awake! Stay at home! Stay awake! For you do not know when Covid 19 will come; stay awake!

Choose to Care, to Challenge and to be Challenged

Nov 22, 2020
No doubt, the Gospel lesson is familiar to many of you. I know that I’ve given multiple sermons on Matthew 25:31-46, not only on Christ the King Sunday but also for special services...