December 13, 2020 (Advent 3) John 1:6-8, 19-28 If I met someone on the street fitting John the Baptist’s description in the Gospel of Mark last week a few thoughts would come to my mind. Dressed in clothes made of camel hair would single them out right away. It’s not too often you see… Continue reading Who Are You?
December 6, 2020 (Advent 2) Mark 1:1-8 Earlier this week we received one of our first snow accumulations for the season, although if you look outside now, you couldn’t really tell. As December ushers in the snow, we are used to the month also ushering in many other activities. Preparations are usually underway for… Continue reading Preparing the Way
December 16, 2018 Advent 3 Luke 3:7-18 This is the time of year that many people live for. The festivities and parties. The lights and the pageantry. The giving and the receiving. While we may be in the season of Advent in the church, many others are in the season of indulgence. Spending beyond their… Continue reading Draw Near to Justice
December 9, 2018 Luke 3:1-6 My previous career as a sales rep introduced me to a lot of people. Each of these people had their own personalities that ranged from mellow to off the wall. A man atone of the accounts that I called on would share stories that were so off the wall, you… Continue reading Draw Near to Truth
Matthew 11:2-11 When John heard in prison what the Messiah was doing, he sent word by his disciples and said to him, “Are you the one who is to come, or are we to wait for another?” Jesus answered them, “Go and tell John what you hear and see: the blind receive their sight, the lame walk, the… Continue reading Are you the one?
Matthew 3:1-12 May the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, and the spirit of knowledge and fear of the Lord come to us in the proclamation of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Amen. It is usually around this time of year when the weather starts turning cold that I find… Continue reading A Call from the Wilderness!