We mainline Christians are apt to be discomforted by Matthew's apocalyptic predictions.  There's no doubt that Matthew (in a way unlike Mark, Luke, or John) asserts that divine judgment is…

Self-Serving Worship

November 8, 2020
God is the active maker of history in Joshua's account who took Abram's hand and led him into a new land.  Abraham didn't seem to have much choice in the…

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…

Upside Down Kingdom

October 18, 2020
When push comes to shove, forgiveness is tough. When we hear the word forgiveness, it can stir up several different emotions. Often the areas of life that need forgiveness are…

Production Report

October 4, 2020
As followers of Christ we are given and entrusted with many things.  We are stewards of creation and even fed at the Lord's own Table.  While this is a great…
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…