July 31, 2018
When the king was settled in his house, and the Lord had given him rest from all his enemies around him, the king said to the prophet Nathan, “See now, I am living in a house of cedar, but the ark of God stays in a tent... 2 Samuel 7:1-14a
July 8, 2018
Independence Day - Captain Paul Laedlein, U.S. Navy (retired)
Author Joseph Ellis has written; “no event in American history which was so improbable at the time, has seemed so inevitable in retrospect, as the American Revolution.
May 21, 2018
Church - with a capital "C"
Happy Birthday, Church! That’s right, today is the birthday of the Church, church capital “C”, and we celebrate it with wind, and fire, and magnificent dove kites that tickle our senses and delight our eyes.
May 6, 2018
For the Bible Tells Me So
Somewhere mid-semester in my middle year at Seminary, I hit the wall and had what might be called an “out of body experience”. Well to be more exact- my feet never left the floor, I did not levitate or hover near the ceiling- I just stood there flat-footed with my o...
March 26, 2018
PREPARE - From Palm Branches to Empty Tombs
I have been thinking a lot about preparations this week. We had a lot to do to get ready for today: bulletins to complete and print, palms to pick up, popcorn and Italian ice for after the 10am service, Mother Anne’s bathing costume, and of course, the three bags of ...