Month: April 2018

Remain in Me

April 29, 2018 John 15:1-8, Easter 5 I am the bread of life I am the light of the world I am the gate I am the good shepherd I am the resurrection and the life I am the way and the truth and…

Shepherding God’s Creation

April 22, 2018, Earth Day John 10:11-18 These are the sounds that you would hear out in the field if you were watching over the flocks. The bleating of sheep. Possibly the sound of bells. The birds chirping. All the sounds of a glorious…

Review: What Unites Us: Reflections on Patriotism by Dan Rather

This past couple of years have helped highlight how divided we are as a nation. It seems to appear that you have to be either on one side of the political debate or the other. There is no room for middle ground. Yet, it…

Are You Ready to Believe?

April 15, 2018 Luke 24:36b-48 Emotions are powerful!!! However, being emotional, is often seen as weakness. We are encouraged to keep our emotions in check so that we do not appear weak. Whether that emotion is one that brings tears or anger, there are…

The Good News is New Life!

Easter Sunday Mark 16:1-8 Alleluia! Christ is Risen! Encountering the unexpected is scary! It can be especially challenging when you have preconceived expectations that do not match up with the reality of the truth that you encounter. I am sure that at one point…