As of today, I'm officially on maternity leave for ten weeks. I will not be doing any church-related work or responding to professional messages and calls and emails. Since this blog is mostly professional in nature, I don't anticipate that I will be updating much for the next couple of months. I may pop by… Continue reading Stop. Baby Time.
"In Balance and Imbalance" (July 18, 2010) Martha is worried and upset about all the things that need to be done, and I can completely resonate with that! The problem is not really that we want to show our love of God through our service to our neighbors, but that we can let that service… Continue reading Sermon: In Balance and Imbalance
"Won't You Be My Neighbor?" (July 11, 2010) The parable of the Good Samaritan teaches that the ones who act with compassion and justice can often be those who we think of as "other" or as outside our communities and circles of comfort. In addition, the story reminds us that it is not the professional… Continue reading Sermon: Won’t You Be My Neighbor?
"Table Manners" (July 4, 2010) Jesus offers first what might sound like very simple advice about how to avoid embarrassment in a social setting, but is a larger lesson about about pride and humility. He takes it further, however, telling his hosts to invite the poor and the broken to their banquets. How often do… Continue reading Sermon: Table Manners