June 13, 2021 Mark 4:26-34 It has been a long fifteen months. Very little has looked the way we would have hoped for and if we are honest with ourselves, we are not going to return to normal as we knew it. Practices and routines are going to look different in the future. Priorities have… Continue reading Let Go and Let God
September 20, 2020 Matthew 20:1-16 I recently received a blast from my past in something new. In the eighties, the movie, The Karate Kid, was released. Starring Ralph Macchio as Daniel LaRusso and William Sabka as Johnny Lawrence, his rival. Johnny appears to have it all in life and Daniel and his mother just have… Continue reading Unmerited Grace
July 26, 2020 Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 I know that we have each found our own unique ways to respond to the current pandemic that we find ourselves. Many people have taken up crafts that had long been put outside. Others have been seeking their inner musical abilities. Personally, I have been more consistent in playing… Continue reading A Patience for JEsus
June 17, 2018 Mark 4:26-34 Somewhere along the timeline of civilization an idea was planted that we must get ahead. We must be better than those that came before us. We must have better jobs then our parents. For many, there is the predominant thought that the more toys that they have is surely… Continue reading Simply Being
Luke 15:1-10 I couldn’t have been more than nine years old when I can remember the first really important thing that I had lost in my life. I was out in the backyard playing or something, and was asked to keep an eye out for my sister that was probably about three at the time.… Continue reading Are You Able to Rejoice?