A Very Happy Easter

Despite my complaints at the time, I actually do think I like Easter better than Christmas. At least, I definitely liked this year's Easter better than the most recent Christmas. You will, of course, remember that Christmas 2007 was less than stellar. You may also remember that I have been thinking about Easter and ways… Continue reading A Very Happy Easter

Seekers at the Tomb: Mary Magdalene

"Seekers at the Tomb: Mary Magdalene" ( Easter Sunday, March 23, 2008 ) Be sure to listen to the four previous monologues as well! In place of a sermon, we presented five monologues of people close to Joshua– that’s Jesus for you Greek speakers. Each responds to the resurrection with their own joy and their… Continue reading Seekers at the Tomb: Mary Magdalene

Sermon: Seekers at the Tomb 1-4

( Easter Sunday, March 23, 2008 ) In place of a sermon, we presented five monologues of people close to Joshua-- that's Jesus for you Greek speakers. Each responds to the resurrection with their own joy and their own fears and doubts as well. What does the resurrection mean to us? Is the Good News… Continue reading Sermon: Seekers at the Tomb 1-4

New Models in Church Leadership

A total note to self for my next appointment. I had a great meeting with the Lay Leadership Team today to reorganize and brainstorm. I was very underprepared and not especially optimistic. As usual, the outcome was not what I expected. Maybe that means it's not all about me... In the fall, I suggested that… Continue reading New Models in Church Leadership

A couple weeks worth of work

Quick updates: Two new sermons are up, this week's and last week's, at my sermon archive. They may not bring down the house, but they're not bad. My dear friend Megan, with whom I graduated from Seminary, went up before the Board of Ordained Ministry Friday, and was approved for Ordination. There is in fact… Continue reading A couple weeks worth of work