Over a year ago, now, we closed our doors on "regular" worship, on "normal" life. We could not have imagined an experience like this, not with all of our modern…

Snack time for Jesus

April 18, 2021
The resurrection demonstrated once and for all the power of grace over the grave. Christ Jesus rose from the dead, showing all of creation that God's redemptive work was complete,…

Jesus in the box

April 11, 2021
We are an Easter people, and we continue to celebrate the resurrection of our savior, the joy and the exultation we feel at the blessed assurance that comes from Christ…

Astounding love

April 4, 2021
The stone is rolled back, and the tomb stands empty, and we need not seek for Jesus there: he is risen! Alleluia! He is risen! He is risen, indeed! But…

This is real love

March 28, 2021
We love our celebrities, don't we? We love to see them succeed, and we love to see them fall. When they're on high we admire them, we wish we were…
This weekend's Gospel reading has Jesus saying, "What, should I ask that this cup pass from me? No, way, this is why I'm here!" This seems to stand in stark…

Another pigeon story?

March 7, 2021
Birds are always significant in the scriptures. They show us dry land after a season of floods; they embody the Spirit, descending on Christ and proclaiming his glory. They are…

Ixnay on the areaysca

February 28, 2021
In Sunday's Gospel reading, Peter takes Jesus aside one day to plead with him to stop all this talk about death and resurrection. He knew that some of Christ's followers…

The un-sanitized Gospel

February 21, 2021
This Lent we're looking at the stories of Lent with fresh eyes, seeking new perspectives. This Sunday, we talk about the baptism of Jesus, and wonder if it might not…