Discipleship: LOSING for Jesus!, Pentecost 12a

Text: Matthew 16 21-28 “Line up behind me if you want to be on my team!” The apprehensive crowd looked at one another. The team captain was the strongest athlete they’d ever seen; he was fast and talented and was positively destined to make it to the post-season! “Line up behind me!” Some jumped at the … More Discipleship: LOSING for Jesus!, Pentecost 12a

Doubt: The Ants in the Pants of Faith, Pentecost 9a

Text:Matt 14: 22-33 It was early morning, still mostly dark when “the figure” appeared. Locals report seeing him mysteriously descend from the mountain. They wondered at the time if he could possibly have been human –no one hangs out on the mountain by themselves at night! Too dangerous. “The figure” then walked to the edge … More Doubt: The Ants in the Pants of Faith, Pentecost 9a

Created in the Image of the Trinity, Trinity Saturday

Text: Genesis 1 We humans are created in the image of the Trinity. The life and work of Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee bears this image of the Holy Trinity, our God who celebrates diversity and the drive to be in relationship with and live peaceably with others. A Liberian peace activist, in 2011 … More Created in the Image of the Trinity, Trinity Saturday

Well, that was awkward! Commemorating Peter and Paul, the Apostles.

SERMON John 21 15-19 Peter & Paul, Apostles b Well…. That was awkward. We’ve all been there. When I was 7 months pregnant, I visited my eye doctor in Maryland for a check up and the receptionist was so excited to see that I was pregnant and to learn all about my journey. She was … More Well, that was awkward! Commemorating Peter and Paul, the Apostles.