A Charter for Every Chart

A Charter for Every Chart

A Charter for Every Chart Lectionary 3 February 2019 4th Sunday After the Epiphany Jeremiah 1:4-10 Psalm 71:1-6 1 Corinthians 13:1-13 Luke 4:21-30 Text to Life No one wants to be the bearer of bad news. But sometimes it has to be done. Doctors have to break the news...
Words at the Threshold

Words at the Threshold

Words at the Threshold Lisa Smartt –Review by Vern Hyndman   “Words at the Threshold: What We Say as We’re Nearing Death” is a book that Lisa Smartt wrote while finding her way through the grief of her father’s death. For a book that deals with the...

Using Nonverbal Signs in Preaching

Not all preaching needs to be verbal. Use hand gestures, motions, signs, even music in your sermons. Non verbal signs can also encourage participation. When a congregation all come together under one metaphor, the result can be unification and empowerment in the...

Pastor’s Prayer for 3 February 2019

Now concerning the Eucharist, give thanks in this manner: First, concerning the cup: We give thanks to you, our Father, for the holy vine of your servant David, which you have revealed to us through your servant Jesus. To you be the glory forever. Amen And concerning...
The Overtaxed Soul (Even Me)

The Overtaxed Soul (Even Me)

The Overtaxed Soul (Even Me) Story Lectionary 3 February 2019 Adam and Eve Hide from God (Genesis 3) Rehoboam Overtaxes the People (1 Kings 12) Psalm 15: Those Who Dwell with the Lord Do Not Overcharge Others Psalm 19: The Lord Refreshes the Soul Psalm 139: There is...