What does it mean to live "under the condition of James"? This pandemic is reminding us all. Here is a brief devotion on living our lives "as the Lord wishes" when our plans go awry.
In a world filled with words that often bring anxiety, division, and even despair, Jesus offers us something very different: words of eternal life. Here is my sermon on John 6:56-69.
A reflection on Evelyn Underhill's caution regarding "Practical Christianity."
It was a year ago this week that it all began - the pandemic which has changed so much in our world. I thought I would just share a few of my memories here, as a way of processing that week, and preserving its memory.
Facing Our Wilderness with Jesus: My Sermon on the First Sunday in Lent
"Shut the door, and pray to your Father who is in secret," Jesus teaches us. This year, because of this pandemic, many of us are forced not only to pray in secret, but to worship behind our closed door, too. Here is my sermon for this most unusual of Ash Wednesdays.
In Mark 1:29-39 we learn that Jesus wants more for us than healing. He wants to usher in the kingdom of God in all its fullness. Here is my sermon on this powerful text.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer's profoundly-moving letters from prison offer us guidance and hope as we live through this pandemic. Here is the last of my four-part series on his "Letters and Papers from Prison."
Because of rapidly rising COVID numbers in our community, our congregation made the difficult decision to suspend in-person worship services for the next four Sundays. Here are some remarks that I shared with our congregation in light of this decision.
What does Christmas mean for those worshiping at church, but in ways limited by this pandemic? The same as it has always meant, and more. Here is my sermon for those able to worship in person with us this Christmas Eve.