"Is the Lord Among Us?" (September 25, 2011) After experiencing the miracles of God's deliverance, the pilgrim people of Israel are quick to quarrel and question God's presence with them. We can understand their question, however, as we might often wonder, honestly, if God is present with us, and if we are present with God. … Continue reading Sermon: Is the Lord Among Us?
"As We Forgive" (September 18, 2011) Jesus teaches us to forgive extravagantly, but that s a difficult task to live into. Like so many of God's commandments to us, however, it is not only the right thing to do, but the healthy thing for us, since carrying a grudge hurts us far more than the… Continue reading Sermon: As We Forgive
"It's not you; it's me" (September 4, 2011) Like just about everyone called by God in the bible, Moses has a hard time believing that God really wants to call him. Instead, he offers a number of excuses as to why he is not worthy or capable of answering the call. God's response to Moses… Continue reading Sermon: It’s not you; it’s me
In response to the whole "spiritual but not religious" conversation (links within my link), I just want to say exactly what Pam said. That, and the funeral home in town sends all the grieving "spiritual but not religious" families to me for memorial services, and it's all sacred to me.