Month: January 2016

Jesus is for Everyone?

Luke 4:21-30 Grace and peace to you from God our Father, and our Lord Jesus Christ. Tony Campolo, a well known sociologist and pastor, tells a story of a time that he was in Hawaii and could not sleep at night/early morning due to…

Prayer for Christian Unity

Luke 4:14-21 Grace and Peace to you from God our Father, and our Lord, Jesus Christ. I have to admit that it is a little strange to return to a place where you sensed God calling you into ministry. In a way it is…

Apathy is Alive and Well

Isaiah 62:1-5 Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. I had the opportunity to meet Joe while doing a J-term class in Washington D.C. which revolved around hunger and caring for the oppressed within our society. Joe…

Ground Control to Major Tom

Those were some of the first words that I recall hearing while attending U2’s 360° Tour a few years ago. If my memory serves me right it kicked off the wonderful evening that was about to ensue as Bono, The Edge, Adam, and Larry…

Book Review: On Writing by Stephen King

I have had this book for many years. I believe I bought it thinking that one day I may become a writer and it would be useful. While I am not a big follower of Stephen King, even though my Mother has read every…

Baptized in Your Love

Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Aren’t the many attributes of water amazing? There are not too many elements that are stronger and have the power that water does. Water gives us life, and…