Restoration

20th Sunday After PentecostGod is a God of restoration. He restores my soul for His namesake. He is in thebusiness of making all things new. We were a broken-down old house, but we are now amillion-dollar restoration. Jesus came to restore us back to a relationship...
Feasting on Leviathan

Feasting on Leviathan

Feasting on LeviathanStory Lectionary27 October 2019God’s Feeding of Manna and Quail in the Wilderness Through Moses (Exodus 16)God’s Promise of Abundance and the Call for Faithfulness (Deuteronomy 8)Elisha’s Feeding of the Multitude of People with Bread from First...

All Hallows Eve –Preaching Tip for 27 October 2019

Tell the old stories of All Hallows Eve to re-sanctify this holiday, which originally had a unique Christian flavor. Help people understand the power of repentance and prayer in order to prepare for All Saints Day. All Hallows Eve can be a powerful reminder of why we...

Holy Spirit, powerful Consoler, sacred Bond of the Father and the Son, Hope of the afflicted, descend into my heart and establish in it your loving dominion. Enkindle in my tepid soul the fire of your Love so that I may be wholly subject to you. We believe that when...

Memories

This last Sunday, I had the chance to go back to the church I attended as a teenager for aYouth group reunion. For the first time in over 30 years, we were together again worshiping. Theimmensity of the moment hit me as we sang the first hymn.This was the place where...