Just Say the Word

Second Sunday After Pentecost/May 29, 2016 Luke 7:1-10 If you wanted to make an action movie about the Bible, you probably would not choose this story from Luke.  Luke’s story about Jesus and the centurion does not offer dramatic action like Moses’ parting of the Red Sea.  You won’t find tucked into this narrative breathtaking… Read More Just Say the Word

Take Your Boots Off

Trinity Sunday/Romans 5:1-5 and Proverbs 8:1-4, 22-31 Just how are we supposed to hope? The world outside our borders appears to be deconstructing.  North Korea talks about nuclear tests and pointing bombs toward the United States and her allies.  What began as the Arab Spring has devolved into countries at war with themselves, innocent children… Read More Take Your Boots Off

With a Rush of Wind

Pentecost/May 15, 2016 Acts 2:1-21 Seven weeks had passed since Jesus died on the cross; seven weeks since his resurrection from the dead.  They had waited, faithfully, as Jesus commanded.  “Stay in Jerusalem,” Jesus had told them.  “Wait here until you have been clothed with power from on high.” So they had waited.  The eleven… Read More With a Rush of Wind