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Amen, and Amen

Amen, and Amen

Amen, and Amen Lectionary 19 August 2018 13th Sunday After Pentecost 1 Kings 2:10-12; 3:3-14 Psalm 111 Ephesians 5:15-20 John 6:51-58 Text to Life There was a time, not so long ago, when a handshake really did “seal the deal.” If witnessed by others, a handshake...
Good News People in a Fake News World

Good News People in a Fake News World

Good News People in a Fake News World Lectionary 12 August 2018 12th Sunday After Pentecost 2 Samuel 18:5-9, 15, 31-33 Psalm 130 Ephesians 4:25-5:2 John 6:35, 41-51 Text to Life “Numbers don’t lie.” You’ve all heard that expression: “Numbers don’t lie.” Don’t believe...
Stranger to Strange

Stranger to Strange

Strangers to Strange Lectionary 5 August 2018 11th Sunday After Pentecost 2 Samuel 11:26-12:13a Psalm 51:1-12 Ephesians 4:1-16 John 6:24-35 Text to Life A local news station takes time out from reporting “hard” news every Saturday morning and lightens things up a bit....
Bless This Mess

Bless This Mess

Bless This Mess Lectionary 29 July 2018 10th Sunday After Pentecost 2 Samuel 11:1-15 Psalm 14 Ephesians 3:14-21 John 6:1-21 Text to Life Are you a “clean desk” person or a “messy desk” person? Clean desk people have carefully organized racks of files, stacks of notes,...
Jesus the Cave Dweller and Cave Deliverer

Jesus the Cave Dweller and Cave Deliverer

Jesus the Cave Dweller and Cave Deliverer Lectionary 22 July 2018 9th Sunday After Pentecost 2 Samuel 7:1-14a Psalm 89:20-37 Ephesians 2:11-22 Mark 6:30-34, 53-56 Text to Life On Tuesday July 10 the early morning news was interrupted by one of those “Breaking News”...
Sacred Hearts

Sacred Hearts

Sacred Hearts Lectionary 15 July 2018 8th Sunday After Pentecost 2 Samuel 6:1-5, 12b-19 Psalm 24 Ephesians 1:3-14 (and Ephesians 2:11-22)* Mark 6:14-29 Text to Life This is a meditation on the heart. It is going to take us a little bit to get there. So let me begin...