Learning from the Saints

November 1, 2020
Amid all the judgment and dread, this Sunday's reading from Revelation gives God's people a glimpse of the divine blessing that awaits them.  Four angels guard the four corners of…
This Sunday’s lesson is actually the second story of Israel’s journey through the wilderness. By a series of dramatic divine acts, the slaves find themselves delivered to the other side…
During this series of sermons, we will have the opportunity to reflect on the nature of Israel's God who promises deliverance to the captives and then keeps promising to preserve…
During this series of sermons, we will have the opportunity to reflect on the nature of Israel's God who promises deliverance to the captives and then keeps promising to preserve…

God’s Mysterious Ways

August 16, 2020
This is the moving climax of a long and drawn out story.  Joseph's brothers, who had sold him into slavery several chapters ago, have just finished a rousing speech.  As…
We Gentiles can rejoice that God has graciously chosen to adopt us into God's family against nature, common sense, and good taste without thinking (blasphemously) that our inclusion is to…

Swept Up into Life

July 12, 2020
When it comes to our ultimate destiny, what's next, our fates are in the hand of a merciful God.  The same God who daily, throughout our lives, has shown such…
Let's be honest.  Most of us hope for a life that's unburdened, where we are free from all yokes around our necks.  Then here comes God's Son, Savior of the…

Practicing Hospitality

June 28, 2020
When we reach out, open our lives, receive and offer the grace of God in the smallest of ways, in breaking bread, in sharing a cup, we encounter another, we…