Epiphany 2016 Matthew 2:1-12 What if you had never heard the Christmas story? What if you heard the story for the first time?  A story about God being born as a baby to a poor young virgin girl, being wrapped in strips of cloth and laid in a feed trough.  What would you think of… Read More Seeking

In the Beginning

January 3, 2016, Second Sunday After Christmas John 1:1-18 The Gospel of John does not begin with stories about Mary and Elizabeth, the birth of the baby Jesus, or a visitation by shepherds.  We don’t read of blessings or circumcisions or teaching in the Temple.  No, with John’s gospel, we are at once taken back to… Read More In the Beginning