Common Good

January 20, 2019/I Corinthians 12:1-11 When our son Christopher’s oldest was about two years old, I was appropriately impressed that he knew all of his colors and shapes and could easily count to ten.  I thought he was quite smart.  But it had been awhile since I’d been around a two-year-old for any length of… Read More Common Good

You Are Beloved

January 13, 2019/Baptism of the Lord Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 All groups have ceremonies that signal the initiation of newcomers into the body.  Fraternities routinely haze new pledges – despite college administrators’ banning of the practice.  A couple of weeks ago, freshmen senators and representatives swore oaths of office, signaling their membership in the U.S. Congress. … Read More You Are Beloved