(Sermon for the Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany A, February 12, 2017, Matthew 5:21-37 and Deuteronomy 30:15-20) As I read our Scripture lessons for today, I’m pretty sure God isn’t too happy with many of God’s people right now. In our lesson from Deuteronomy, Moses lays out the choices God’s people face in every … More Choose Life!
Yesterday morning I looked
into the eyes of my brown immigrant brother
and saw my own reflection … More We Are All One
Last week the house across the street went up for sale. As soon as the box of flyers appeared, I made a beeline across the street and grabbed one. As I dropped my eyes to look at the price, I heard a female voice say, “How much do they want for it?” I turned around and saw a middle-aged woman who had stopped … More A Holy Conversation in the Street
God’s creation is so amazingly diverse and beautiful!
For example, these two frogs are different colors, but they don’t mind hanging out together … More Beauty in Diversity
Note: I wrote this letter to my congregation, but I’m posting it here, because it may speak to others, too. May God’s peace and love hold us and carry us through this uncertain time … More Pastoral Letter to the People of Creator Lutheran Church Regarding the Election and its Aftermath