Reading Time: 6 minutes The story of Zacchaeus is familiar territory, and familiar stories are dangerous. We tend not to stop and reread them. We come to the beginning of Luke 19 and say … Continue reading “The Repentance of Zacchaeus” Sermon from Luke 19.1-10
Reading Time: 6 minutes I wonder how often we struggle with the true meaning of a phrase like, “Blessed are you who are poor, for yours is the kingdom of God.” Like many other … Continue reading Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger – Sermon from Luke 6.20-21
Reading Time: 7 minutes We all understand God in different ways. When we say, “God,” it gives us a name for the creator and originator of all things. The life of Jesus, as depicted … Continue reading Living Faith & God’s Calling
Reading Time: 3 minutes As news outlets continue reporting an evolving narrative of what happened in Uvalde, I keep thinking about the source. Guns. The shooter used a gun. If he didn’t have a … Continue reading No One Needs a Gun
Reading Time: 2 minutes As the news of another mass shooting broke yesterday, I watched my feed fill with bits of worsening information. First, it said two people had died and many more were … Continue reading Another Mass Shooting – What will we do?