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The Sphinx’s Nose, Nov 13, 2022

Luke 21:5-19, Pentecost 23C Theme: God’s Temple As a child, I, along with my parents and family visited the Pyramids and the Sphinx in...

Begging the Question, Nov. 6, 2022

Luke 20.27-38, Pentecost 22C Theme: God IS I came across a quote awhile back. I don’t know who first wrote it, but some sayings have...

Come Down Off Your Tree, Oct 30, 2022

Luke 19.1-10, Pentecost 21C Theme: Humility In the 19th chapter of Luke, we find Jesus seeing a man in a tree, while teaching a group of...

A Plea for Mercy, Oct 23, 2022

Luke 18.9-14, Pentecost 20C Theme: Compassion The other day, I saw a drawing of a young woman sitting in her car watching people entering...

Don’t Lose Heart, Oct 16, 2022

Luke 18:1-8, Pentecost 19C Theme: Determination There are people (not you of course) who get discouraged. They have worked hard to make...

Ten Lepers, Oct 9, 2022

Luke 17:11-19, Pentecost 18C Theme: Denial Most people think of Leprosy as a disease of the past. It is true the wealthy and privileged...

Only the One, Sept 18, 2022

Luke 16.1-13, Pentecost 15C Theme: One God When I was a child, I lived in a village located on a series of hills surrounded on three...

The Other One, Sept 11, 2022

Luke 15.1-10, Pentecost 14C Theme: The Lost Pictures of Jesus carrying the lamb are quite commonly seen in many Christian sanctuaries...

The Cost, Sept 3, 2022

Luke 14:25-33, Pentecost 13C Theme: Sacrifice A five-year old child came to the store counter and asked for a candy bar. The cashier...

Where is the Lord? Aug 28, 2022

Jeremiah 2:4-13, Pentecost 12C, Theme: Self-Examination Night is a 1960 memoir by Elie Wiesel based on his Holocaust experiences with...

Called to Serve, Aug 21. 2022

Jeremiah 1.4-10, Pentecost 11C Theme: Serving God What is your purpose in life? If you are a young person, you might be thinking about...

Cleaning House, Aug 7, 2022

Isaiah 1.1, 10-20, Pentecost 9C Theme: Starting Over There is a misconception about cleaning house. Those who are not directly involved...

What You Deserve, July 31, 2022

Luke 12.13-21, Pentecost 8C Theme: Greed This Sunday’s scripture text starts out with a person coming to Jesus complaining about his...

Whatever You Need, July 24, 2022

Luke 11:1-13, Pentecost 7C Theme: Prayer In the passage in the gospels, we find a real gem. I mean Luke 11: 1-13 is almost magic. The...

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