July 18, 2021 Matthew 6:30-34, 53-56 Apathy is something we could all easily excel. These past 16 months have taught us how to be apathetic. It is easy to become overwhelmed and numbed by the events surrounding the pandemic and the world in general. Therefore, it is easy to find a nice, secluded place and… Continue reading Compassion loves
In the neighborhood
June 14, 2020 Matthew 9:35-10:8 We are shaped by our experiences and what we choose to watch, to read, and who we socialize. Sometimes we have a choice in this and other times we do not. For example, I did not have a choice of the family I was born into or the town I… Continue reading In the neighborhood
Love Changes Everything!
June 24, 2018 Mark 4:35-41 The wind picked up and the smell of rain hung in the air as the disciples began to fight the waves that battered the boats. They would soon be drenched by the rain that poured down. Through it all, Jesus remained sleeping in the stern of the boat. While… Continue reading Love Changes Everything!
You Are Enough!
June 10, 2018 Mark 3:20-35 I can recall it like it was yesterday. It was summer, and my home congregation was living in the interim as we were waiting for a new pastor. In the meantime, I was helping the congregation bridge the gap from the pastor that was called to a new congregation,… Continue reading You Are Enough!
Gather us In
August 20, 2017 Matthew 15:10-28 This past week has not been easy. It has been full of anxiety. Anxiety about the current dialog in our country and an uneasiness of what will happen in the months, if not days to come. Today’s gospel lesson makes us pause. First, the disciples come to Jesus to discuss… Continue reading Gather us In