Sermon: Falling Scales– Ananias and the Boston Bombing

"Falling Scales" (April 21, 2013) In the wake of the bombing in Boston this past week, we reflect on what it means to forgive, and to reach out to those we might call enemy, drawing on Jesus and the lesser known Ananias of Damascus as examples. (Acts 9:1-20) --- Before the sermon, I played this… Continue reading Sermon: Falling Scales– Ananias and the Boston Bombing

From Heartbreak Hill to Heartbreak

My family and I have a spot from which we like to watch the Boston Marathon. It's just at the top of a tiny hill, that by the time the runners climb it, 26 miles in, must feel like a mountain. The barely perceptible rise in Hereford Street seems insignificant to me as a spectator,… Continue reading From Heartbreak Hill to Heartbreak