But sometimes the belly of a whale sounds good compared to sitting at the banquet table of God and sharing the Bread of Life and Cup of Salvation with someone I feel is doing evil upon people and doesn’t seem to care.
“You are the salt of the earth. But if salt loses its saltiness, how will it become salty again? It’s good for nothing except to be thrown away and trampled […]
Last week’s lectionary brought us both the Beatitudes and Micah 6:6-8. Since I preached on the Beatitudes, I chose to pray Micah 6 (my prayer based on the Beatitudes […]
But as a Christian, all of these choices are under the lordship of Jesus Christ. I have freely surrendered my words and actions and allowed them to be captive to Jesus.
If I speak in the tongues of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. – 1 Corinthians 13:1 (NIV) […]
Prayers of the People from Sunday worship: Lord, we gather in your presence just as the multitudes did so many years ago on a hill in Galilee. We gather not […]
This is the fifth in a series of reflections on John 1. A man named John was sent from God. He came as a witness to testify concerning the light, […]
He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the LORD require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your […]
I’m preparing to guest preach the next two weeks. When I do pulpit supply, I usually refer to the lectionary because I can be pretty sure the passage was not […]