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We are the open doors: March 3, 2024

We are the open doors: March 3, 2024

 Year B, Lent 3                         John 2:13-22                                                                    When I walked into this church for the first time, it took my breath away. It was a beautiful day and the sun was streaming through the windows...

How God Changes: March 3, 2024

How God Changes: March 3, 2024

Genesis 9:8-17                                                Year B, Lent 3             The story of Noah, the ark, and the rainbow is immensely popular, especially with children.  Thus, it has come up in numerous conversations with my son.  At first, we were just...

They Don’t Know: February 4, 2024

They Don’t Know: February 4, 2024

 Year B, Epiphany 5                                             Isaiah 40:21-31                                                                                               Just last week I was listening to an NPR news quiz show and they mentioned that a recent study...

A Better Epilogue:   January 21, 2024

A Better Epilogue: January 21, 2024

 Year B, Epiphany 3                                        Jonah 3:1-5,10                             We all know the story of Jonah and the whale.  It’s in every children’s Bible.  There are songs, movies, shows.  But they usually focus on the whale part, maybe a...

The Word of God was Rare:  January 14, 2024

The Word of God was Rare: January 14, 2024

 1 Samuel 3:1-20                                     Year B, Epiphany 2                                                                              I am sure we all remember 2020 as an incredibly difficult year.  The country shut down in March due to the COVID...

God’s Masterpieces: January 7, 2023

God’s Masterpieces: January 7, 2023

Year B, Epiphany 1                                         Mark 1:4-11                                                                                         About ten years ago, I became enthralled with Vincent van Gogh.  It started with a general appreciation of...