Lost and…

Date: September 11, 2022

Bible Text: 1 Timothy 1:12-17, Luke 15:1-10 |

Today is the anniversary of the September 11, 2001, attacks, a day of profound loss for our country and for many of us personally. Since that day, as we look back to it, America has
By |2022-09-11T13:41:17-04:00September 11th, 2022|

No Thanks

Date: September 4, 2022

Bible Text: Jeremiah 18:1-12, Luke 14:15-24 |

We have two interesting parables this week, one from Jesus and one from the Old Testament prophet Jeremiah. God tells Jeremiah to go see a potter and then teaches the prophet using an illustration from
By |2022-09-06T13:45:15-04:00September 6th, 2022|

Of Love and Anger

Date: January 30, 2022

Bible Text: 1 Corinthians 12:31-13:13, Luke 4:14-30 |

Our first scripture lesson today is one of the most familiar in the New Testament, 1 Corinthians 13, known as the Love Chapter. Most of us have heard it at weddings for years, even though
By |2022-02-03T14:28:07-05:00January 31st, 2022|

Beloved

Date: January 9, 2022

Bible Text: Isaiah 43:1-7, Luke 3:15-18, 21-22 |

Grace and peace from the Lord Jesus Christ be with you!  It's Baptism of the Lord Sunday, so we are considering what Jesus' baptism meant to him in reinforcing
By |2022-01-09T13:11:23-05:00January 9th, 2022|

Home At Last

Date: July 18, 2021

Bible Text: 2 Samuel 7:1-16, Ephesians 2:1-22 |

In these days, many people feel dislocated. Even though we have been confined to our houses for much of the last year and a half, the world seems topsy-turvy and not quite familiar and often
By |2021-07-18T15:07:08-04:00July 18th, 2021|

For God’s Good Pleasure

Date: January 5, 2020

Bible Text: Jeremiah 31:7-14, Ephesians 1:3-14 |

What? What do you mean it's still Christmas? Yep, for a few more days it's Christmastide, until January 6. Personally, I'm really enjoying the ongoing comfort of Christ's appearing in these darkest days of winter.
By |2020-01-07T18:58:57-05:00January 7th, 2020|

Grace Sharking

Date: November 10, 2019

Bible Text: Haggai 1:15b-2:9, Sirach 35:9-17 |

It's stewardship time! But actually, it's always stewardship time, as long as we have anything that belongs to God, like possessions, time, and life itself. Still, we focus on the theme of how we use
By |2019-11-10T16:41:36-05:00November 10th, 2019|

Within Reach

Date: July 14, 2019

Bible Text: Deuteronomy 30:8-14, Luke 10:26-38 |

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 before, and this time we
By |2019-07-14T15:50:22-04:00July 14th, 2019|

Three For One

Date: June 16, 2019

Bible Text: Romans 8:14-17, John 16:12-15 |

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 God the Father, Son, and
By |2019-06-16T15:26:04-04:00June 16th, 2019|