Stars in My Crown

Preachers don’t usually fare well in Hollywood. Think Burt Lancaster in “Elmer Gantry” (1960) or Gerald Butler in “Machine Gun Preacher” (2011) or Stuart Devenine in “Dead Alive” (1993), or Robert Mitchum in “Night of the Hunter” (1955). You have to go back in time to...

Pastor’s Prayer –2 July 2017

        Look upon us, O Lord,         and let all the darkness of our souls         vanish before the beams of thy brightness.         Fill us with holy love,         and open to us the treasures of thy wisdom.         All our desire is known unto thee,        ...
Stained Glass Street Lives

Stained Glass Street Lives

Stained Glass Street Lives Lectionary 25 June 2017 3rd Sunday After Pentecost Genesis 21:8-21 Psalm 86:1-10, 16-17 Romans 6:1b-11 Matthew 10:24-39 Text to Life “Seeing red.” You all know what that means. But do we know what it really means? “Green with envy?” When...

The Oceans

Psalm 65:4-8 Happy are those whom you choose and bring near     to live in your courts. We shall be satisfied with the goodness of your house,     your holy temple. By awesome deeds you answer us with deliverance,     O God of our salvation; you are the hope of all...