All Kinds of Evil

September 29, 2019
It can be really annoying sometimes when a friend or family member comes to you and tells you, with love, about some of your character flaws and defects. You know…

By All Means

September 22, 2019
In our scriptures for today we have the prophet Amos taking some blatant cheaters to task for taking advantage of the poor, which is absolutely in violation of God's revealed…

Going Dutch

September 1, 2019
Jesus must have been a heck of a dinner guest. In this week's gospel lesson we read that he was dining with some Pharisees and just can't resist giving them…

Storage Space

August 11, 2019
As the summer rolls on, you may be getting some nice produce from your garden or from your neighbors' gardens. Maybe strangers are leaving piles of zucchini on your doorstep…

Within Reach

July 14, 2019
The parable of the Good Samaritan is well known even among those who know nothing of the Christian faith. We take a look at, as we have done many times…

Help Wanted

July 7, 2019
Jesus was running up against a deadline and needed some extra help to get things back on track (well, maybe). He wanted 70 aides to work as advance teams as…

The Price of Admission

June 30, 2019
The lectionary passages for this week are about the choices we are called to make as disciples. Paul's letter to the Galatians includes this familiar passage in chapter 5 comparing…

Restored

June 23, 2019
The story of the man plagued by a legion of demons, while familiar to many, is filled with many subtleties and not a few unanswered questions. How did he come…

Three For One

June 16, 2019
The Sunday after Pentecost is called Trinity Sunday. It's a day when we pay special attention to the doctrine of God as Three-In-One, One-In-Three. We use the traditional formula of…

The Invasion Has Begun

June 9, 2019
Pentecost is the celebration of God's Spirit coming to empower the apostles and the Church to do the will of Christ. We mark the day this year, not merely as…