(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!
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
The Second Sunday in Advent A 2016 December 4, 2016 Isaiah 11:1-10; Psalm 72:1-7, 19-19: Romans 15:4-13; Matthew 3:1-12 As I was being bombarded by news stories this past week, two little fragments settled into my mind and sparked a reflection on what it means to be the church in this time and … More Prophets of Truth in a Post-Truth World