Month: November 2015

Advent Devotion November 30

Psalm 90:1-2 Lord, you have been our dwelling place in all generations. Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever you had formed the earth and the world, from everlasting to everlasting you are God. Our current history that we are aware of as humanity…

Advent Devotion November 29

Jeremiah 33:14-16 The days are surely coming, says the Lord, when I will fulfill the promise I made to the house of Israel and the house of Judah. In those days and at that time I will cause a righteous Branch to spring up for David;…

Coming Soon: Advent Devotions

This coming Sunday, November 29, be on the lookout for an Advent Daily Devotional that you can use during the season of Advent on this blog. There will be a new Advent Devotional posted every morning based on the daily lectionary. It will consist…

where are we going?

I am not quite sure what to think of the current state of politics within our country. While, as a pastor, I do not strongly impress my views on others. Whether I vote Republican, Democrat, or even Independent should not truly matter. As we…

Book Review: The Abbey by James Martin, SJ

James Martin ventures into the world of the novel with excellence! Previously having written other books away from the fiction genre, his offering in The Abbey is great and one that can and should be shared with others on their own faith journey. Following…

My Heart Aches

My heart truly aches for the world. What has taken place this past week, not just in Paris, but also in Beirut and Syria. The ongoing clash of people that are afraid of other people. Tribe is pitted against tribe! As I preached this…

do not doubt in your heart

This verse has been playing through my head this past week since it was part of the Daily Lectionary. It comes from Mark 11:23 Truly I tell you, if you say to this mountain, ‘Be taken up and thrown into the sea,’ and if you…