Tender Shepherd

Apr 30, 2023
I’ve had a particular fondness for sheep for as long as I can remember.

Dashed Hopes and Broken Hearts Transformed

Apr 23, 2023
It is true; the last time they saw Jesus, he was dead. So, perhaps it’s not surprising that Cleopas and his unnamed companion do not recognize Jesus on the Road to Emmaus.

Making Jesus Real and True

Apr 16, 2023
Perhaps you have had the experience of hearing from someone about the “best ever” restaurant or movie or vacation location, but when you went there it was lacking (at least from your...

The World-Shaking Promise of Easter

Apr 09, 2023
I’ve never been in an earthquake, have you? Well…I take that back; some years ago there was a notable earthquake in Northeast Ohio.

Jesus Shook the World

Apr 02, 2023
It is that time again; the time for me to sing the “Hosanna” song from Jesus Christ Superstar in my house, my car, my office. I’ve told you about this before, I know; it’s like an...

Dry Bones Can Live!

Mar 26, 2023
As we reflect on Ezekiel today, it seems to me that the passage is not difficult to interpret or understand. Today’s Old Testament reading begins with the clear message that all is...

One for All

Mar 19, 2023
If there is one thing today’s reading needs, it is context – not only in terms of the passage itself, but also context for all the Old Testament readings have been focused on during...

Therefore, TRUST!

Mar 12, 2023
On this third week in Lent, as our focus on the Old Testament readings continue, we begin in the wilderness of Sin (Seen).