Tag: Unity

In God we are one

May 24, 2020 Easter 7 John 17:1-11 As I have pondered this gospel lesson for the past week, the one concept that keeps floating to the top is around unity. This is a prayer that we are hearing from Jesus in the 17th chapter…

“one, holy, catholic, and apostolic church”

June 2, 2019 John 17:20-26 This past Thursday, I had the opportunity to take Emali to Central Michigan University for orientation. After all the visits to different schools over the last couple of years, you would think that I had been ready for this…

Unity in Christ

May 28, 2017 John 17:1-11 I am going to let you in on a little secret! I get a little uncomfortable when people do not get along with one another. At times, I can just walk away from the situation and perhaps pray for…

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…

Prayer for Christian Unity

Luke 4:14-21 Grace and Peace to you from God our Father, and our Lord, Jesus Christ. I have to admit that it is a little strange to return to a place where you sensed God calling you into ministry. In a way it is…