Tag: Calling

We Are One Body!

January 27, 2019 1 Corinthians 12:12-31a Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we came out of the womb with instructions on how to live our lives and what we needed to do to fulfill the calling that God has given us? Some of you may…

A Reluctant Jesus?

January 20, 2019 John 2:1-11 One of the greatest barriers that we encounter in our lives is self-doubt! Even as you speak it, you can hear how it is directed internally. It is not doubt that is poured onto you by a boss, neighbor,…

Who Are you Going to Invite?

John 1:43-51 “Can anything good come out of Nazareth?” Nathaniel might as well have said that Nazareth is a decrepit village. Honestly, you cannot make this stuff up. Our lectionary, created over thirty years ago, once again speaks to the world around us. You…

This Calling is Dirty!

Mark 1:4-11 It is a rarity today for a person to start a career and stay employed with the same employer for their entire working life. I am a testament to that. Prior to my calling to become a pastor, I worked for four…

The World Has Not Come to an End

Though it may seem like it. What a bitter election season we have just experienced. I sat down last night to watch the returns with a pit in my stomach that must have been anticipating the outcome that I would wake up to this…

God Calls Through Grace

Galatians 1:11-24 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ, who gave himself for our sins to set us free from the present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father, to whom be the…

Advent Devotions December 9

Luke 7:24-26 When John’s messengers had gone, Jesus began to speak to the crowds about John: “What did you go out into the wilderness to look at? A reed shaken by the wind? What then did you go out to see? Someone dressed in soft…