“There’s no proof that God exists so I don’t believe in God.” *sigh* confirmation class challenger pushing the new pastor “You believe in lots of things you have no proof … Continue reading
What does it mean to be a person of faith?
The confirmation project for our last year confirmation student(s) is to work with a mentor to answer and present their own personal answer to one of several proposed questions as they and the mentor … Continue reading
The Poetry of Trinity
The texts for Sunday, May 26, 2013 (Trinity Sunday, year C): Proverbs 8:1–4, 22–31, Psalm 8, Romans 5:1–5, and John 16:12–15 “I still have many things to say to you, … Continue reading
I pledge allegiance…
The texts for Sunday, November 25, 2012 (Christ the King): Daniel 7:9–10, 13–14; Psalm 93; Revelation 1:4b–8; and John 18:33–37 …So, in 1922, Pope Pious XI declared this Sunday, … Continue reading
The texts for Sunday, September 23,2012 (Lectionary 25): Jeremiah 11:18–20; Psalm 54; James 3:13—4:3; 4:7–8a; and Mark 9:30–37. … So, we’ll start at the beginning of Mark’s narrative: Jesus tells the disciples in flat … Continue reading
The ever-present Wind
The texts for Sunday, May 27, 2012 (that we will use): Ezekiel 37:1–14; Psalm 104:24–34, 35b; Acts 2:1–21; and John 15:26–27; 16:4b–15 “The hand of the LORD came upon me, … Continue reading
What are you worth?
The texts for Sunday, October 16, 2011 were: Isaiah 45:1–7; Psalm 96:1–13; 1 Thessalonians 1:1–10; and Matthew 22:15–22 … In our mindset, in the way that we run our world, … Continue reading
The texts for Sunday, September 11, 2011 (at least the ones that we’re using) were: Jonah 3:1-4:11; Psalm 140; Ephesians 2:1-7 [8-10]; and Luke 10:25-37 This Sunday, we had a picnic, … Continue reading