Tag: welcome

Welcoming Christ

June 28, 2020 Matthew 10:40-42 “Whoever even gives a cup of cold water…” In 2016, a movement began at an ELCA congregation in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Jessica McClard launched the grassroots mini pantry movement, when she planted the Little Free Pantry Pilot, a wooden box…

Welcome to Your Deserted Place!

In February of 2005 I went off to a deserted place. It was a locale that many people would have dreamed about going to and wished that someday they may be able to make the trip. However, for me it was a deserted place…

Love Changes Everything!

June 24, 2018 Mark 4:35-41       The wind picked up and the smell of rain hung in the air as the disciples began to fight the waves that battered the boats. They would soon be drenched by the rain that poured down. Through it…

Who are you serving?

July 2, 2017 Romans 6:12-23, Matthew 10:40-42 It is wonderful to have the freedom to walk outside and not worry too much about our safety. Sure, we are not immune to violence and terror in our country. However, in most of our cities, we…

How Rich Are We?

Luke 16:19-31 I grew up with Bernice. Okay, not literally. However, she was a fixture in my hometown for as long as I can travel back in my memories. You would see her pushing her shopping cart around town and digging through the garbage…