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
November 8, 2020 Matthew 25:1-13 Now, I don’t know about you and your family, but we learned fairly quickly when our children were young, to not tell them of any upcoming plans because the waiting was excruciating for them and we would get tired of the same questions, “is it time now?” or “how much… Continue reading Waiting & Preparing
December 24, 2017 Advent 4 Luke 1:26-38 This has been a short Advent season. Actually, the shortest that it can be. Now, we find ourselves on the cusp of Christmas, and not quite there yet. We long for it and it appears within our reach, yet is still to come. In our longing and waiting… Continue reading Here am I
November 12, 2017 Matthew 25:1-13 We spend a lot of our lives waiting. Waiting in lines at the grocery store, for amusement park rides, in traffic on the highway, for a doctor’s appointment. Yet we get very impatient when things do not come to us as fast as we would like them to. Waiting is… Continue reading Waiting…
John the Baptist seems to have quite the way with words. “You brood of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the wrath to come?” Luke 3:7 First, let me say that I am glad that this gospel lesson was not one of the firsts that I had to preach on here at Trinity. You need… Continue reading Expectations!