Ash Wednesday 18 February 2015 (Joel 2:1-2, 12-17 Psalm 51 2 Corinthians 5:20-6:10 Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21) “Rending Your Hearts!” “Remember that you are dust and to dust you shall return!” So here is my question this evening: if, in fact, the Gospel of Jesus is Good News, joyful news, how does Ash Wednesday, and all … More “Rending Your Hearts!”
Text: Mark 9: 2-9 Transfiguration of Our Lord Year B So it’s Valentine’s weekend, when the secular world likes to turn its attention to all things “love.” And in the church this weekend, we’re celebrating the festival of the Transfiguration of our Lord and focus our attention on God’s great love for us and desire to … More Transfiguration as Divine Intimacy… the Christ who desires to know and be known by us!
Fifth Sunday after Epiphany 8 February 2015 (Isaiah 40:21-31 Psalm 147 1 Corinthians 9:16-23 Mark 1:29-39) “God’s Work, Our Hands!” Of all the sports I played in high school, football was my least favorite. Looking back, I’m sure I only played football because that was the easiest way to hang out with the cheer leaders. … More “God’s Work, Our Hands!”
Text: 1 Corinthians 8: 1-13 Do you have your ritual meal planned for tonight’s festivities? The chicken wings, the chips, the dip, the pizza…. All to sit down together and engage in the great American pastime- Competition! We LOVE to pick sides and root, root, root for our side to win. Whether you watch the … More “Diverse does not have to mean Divisive!”