LOOK UP AND SEE

January 5, 2020
Today I invited the children to become star gazers. Looking in the sky for signs and omens was a commonplace thing only a little more than 100 years ago. Hard…

Of hopes and fears

December 29, 2019
O little town of Bethlehem, how still we see thee lie! Above thy deep and dreamless sleep, the silent stars go by; Yet in thy dark streets shineth the everlasting…

THE MORAL DILEMMA OF CHRISTMAS

December 22, 2019
The Christmas season is one of great hope and promise. As we approach the day we find our thoughts turning more and more to how this time can reflect the…

The Hope of Ages

December 1, 2019
Perhaps it is hard to believe but people of this world have been encountering the God we know for longer than most of us can even imagine. And even though…

Jesus, remember me

November 24, 2019
Right before we begin our celebrations of Advent, Christmas and Epiphany – our winter celebrations of hope and expectation – we finish the cycle of the church year with a…

What is our Future?

November 17, 2019
Whether or not we express it openly, all of us have questions about the future. Depending on where we are in this journey of life, the questions will be different.…

When Jesus sees us

November 3, 2019
I am sure you have all noticed that the stories preserved for us in the pages of what we know as the Bible contain accounts of God’s interactions and relationships…

Our Approach to God

October 27, 2019
The parable we are presented with today gives us the picture of two people who have come to the Temple to pray. The Pharisee is one of a group in…

Keep safe the Treasure

October 6, 2019
Keep safe the treasure! That is the directive that the apostle Paul gives to the young pastor Timothy. Timothy is a third generation Christian who was taught the faith through…