Tag: Grace

Let us Create

May 19, 2019 Revelation 21:1-6, John 13:31-35 So, who here likes to create? I know there must be some creative people among you here. You can create out of anything! The construction of a house is creation. Making greeting cards is definitely creation. Planting…

Sheep of the Good Shepherd

May 12, 2019 John 10:22-30 One class that is not offered in seminary is how to care for a church cemetery! As a new pastor, it is important that it is properly maintained. Mowed on a regular basis and ensure that it looks like…

Comfort in Uncertainty

May 5, 2019 John 21:1-19 There came a time in seminary, somewhere during my second year, that I started to wonder what I was doing. I questioned if I was truly following God’s call to serve in the church with the hopes of becoming…

Created in God’s Image

March 6, 2019 Ash Wednesday Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21 Isn’t it amazing the extremes that some people will go to get noticed? I am sure that within the last twenty years the desire to get noticed and make a name for oneself has probably increased….

Jesus Levels with Us!

February 17, 2019 Luke 6:17-26 “Some years ago, on the day before All Saints’ Day, the country’s best distance runners met in Central Park. These included two old friends, Ryan Hall and Ryan Shay. Ordinarily they would be racing in the New York City…

What Are You Willing to Leave Behind?

February 10, 2019 Luke 5:1-11 God comes to each and everyone of us in different manners. Jesus shows up when we are least expecting him and calls us to a life of letting go. You may have a story to share of that very…

Thank Goodness, Christ’s Kingdom is not from this World

November 25, 2018 Reign of Christ Sunday John 18:33-37 I am old enough to remember much of the fanfare that surrounded the wedding of Prince Charles and Diana in the early eighties. We have witnessed that again with Prince William’s and Prince Harry’s weddings….