- 3 days ago
The Rush of a Mighty Wind (Pentecost)
Have you ever been swept up by a sudden force of great power? A force so overwhelming it was like a roaring fire or the rush of a mighty...
- May 19
The Ascension of Jesus caught the disciples by surprise. They weren’t expecting it, and they didn’t understand it. So I guess if we’re...
- May 12
Like A Fish in Water
Whenever I hear Paul’s speech to the people of Athens I always think about fish. Maybe it’s just me. I have to admit that none of my...
- Apr 29
Day by Day
Have you ever wanted to time travel? To have one of those time machines like you see in the movies that can transport you to another...
- Apr 21
There is a recognition problem on the road to Emmaus. Jesus comes near to Cleopas and his companion and walks with them on the way, but...
- Apr 14
Ashes & Embers
Jesus came and stood among them, and he breathed on them. That’s kind of weird, isn’t it? Doesn’t that seem like a strange detail for...
- Apr 14
Just the Beginning (Easter is)
Easter is just the beginning. Now I know that way we do things make it seem like Easter is more of an ending than a beginning. Easter...
- Apr 6
The Mirror and the Window (Good Friday)
From a high point in the old city of Jerusalem, our guide told us the story of King David who, because of the rebellion of his son...
- Mar 28
'That they may have life'
Today is the fourth in a series of encounters with Jesus that we have been reading together during this season of Lent. First Nicodemus,...
- Mar 17
“What has come into being in him is life, and the life is the light of all people. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness...
- Mar 10
Disruption and Connection
I love the gospel that we just heard. It is another dialogue, another encounter, another one of these long conversations with Jesus that...
- Mar 4
Born of God
The gospel that we just heard is a story about birth. It is a story about how God gives birth to her children, or to put it another way,...
- Feb 25
Test or Trust?
Life is a tug of war between testing and trust. When you are in the wilderness, will you test or will you trust? And in whom will you...