Our Broken Hosannas

Our Broken Hosannas

“Jesus answered, “I tell you, if they were silent, the stones would shout.”” – Luke 19:40 (CEB) Palm Sunday approaches. We will wave our branches and shout our hosannas. As Jesus responds to the Pharisees, if the disciples won’t shout then the...
Springtime

Springtime

“And he who was seated on the throne said, “Behold, I am making all things new.” Also he said, “Write this down, for these words are trustworthy and true.” (Revelation 21:5) This past Friday was a beautiful day of sunshine and warmer temperatures. I spent time...
Half Way There

Half Way There

“God met me more than halfway, he freed me from my anxious fears.”  Psalm 34:4 (MSG) We are halfway through Lent and I don’t know about you but my Lenten practices are still holding steady for the most part. I took on the Lenten practice of eating at...
God in the Newspaper?

God in the Newspaper?

”For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature—have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that people are without excuse.” (Romans 1:20) Many in our congregation take the newspaper. They get...
Daring Greatly

Daring Greatly

”Go and tell that fox for me, ‘Listen, I am casting out demons and performing cures today and tomorrow, and on the third day I finish my work.Yet today, tomorrow, and the next day I must be on my way, because it is impossible for a prophet to be killed outside...
Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday

“Remember you are dust and to dust you shall return.” – Genesis 3:19 Not the most glamorous of church days, Ash Wednesday. Yet it is one that asks us to pause and realize that something is in motion. God is on the move. This week we will begin our...