Reading Time: 3 minutes On Sunday, I made a mistake in my sermon. As part of a list of bad news in the world, I said, “A white teenaged vigilante travelled from Illinois to … Continue reading Sermon Correction
Reading Time: 7 minutes Where I Was Hannah’s struggle was real. She had a problem and she saw it through the lens of her world. In her day, her value was in producing a … Continue reading “Hannah’s Struggle” a Sermon from 1 Samuel 1.4-20
Reading Time: 3 minutes If God is everywhere, and the Holy Spirit is present in every interaction, does everything qualify as discipleship? A disciple is the follower of a teacher. Discipleship is intentionally equipping … Continue reading What is discipleship?
Reading Time: 6 minutes Our gospel lesson is the story of the widow’s mite. This story always reminds me of the seventeenth-century metaphysical poet Richard Crenshaw’s poem based on this passage: Two mites, two … Continue reading “Heroic Generosity” a sermon from Mark 12.41-44
Reading Time: 2 minutes Following Jesus can feel complicated. Finding an entry point into a life of faith is a challenge. This is especially the case if you didn’t grow up in a Christ-centered … Continue reading How to renew your faith in an age of uncertainty