Epiphany Week Three – The Body

01/23/2022 – Epiphany – Week Three – The Body Nehemiah 8:1-10; Psalm 19; 1 Corinthians 12:12-31a; Luke 4:14-21. What do yard signs and spiritual gifts have in common? On this third Sunday of epiphany, we discuss Paul’s image of the body of Christ....

Epiphany Week One – Water

01/09/2022 – Epiphany – Week One – Water Isaiah 43:1-7; Psalm 29; Acts 8:14-17; Luke 3:15-17, 21-22. “What’s up with the water homie?” (lyric from Shad). How do stories of water and baptism shape our faith at the beginning of a new year?...

Christmas Eve 2021 – Peace on Earth

12/24/2021 – Christmas Eve 2021 – Peace on Earth Isaiah 9:2-7; Psalm 96; Titus 2:11-14; Luke 2:1-20. The power that can change the selfishness of human hearts is different from the power our world prefers deal in. And perhaps there is no season in the Christian...

Advent 2021 – Week Two – Waiting

12/05/2021 – Advent 2021 – Week Two – Waiting Malachi 3:1-4; Luke 1:68-79; Philippians 1:3-11; Luke 3:1-6. Advent is not a time of celebration. It is a time of waiting. Our lectionary texts today point to John the baptist. What can John teach us about how...

Feasts – Part Two – Food Fight

11/14/2021 – Feasts – Part Two – Food Fight 2 Kings 6:8-23. Every now and then in the earliest stories of scripture when Israel was still in early-stage faith, someone gets “ahead” of their time and demonstrates the deep wisdom-faith of Jesus....