Ho, everyone who thirsts

Ho, everyone who thirsts, come to the waters; and you that have no money, come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine and milk without money and without price.

Right here and now

Grace to you, and peace from God our Creator and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. We’ve nearly made it to the end of another year. Where 2017 went I’m not quite sure, and 2018 will be upon us in no … Read more

You are mine

Grace to you and peace, from God our Creator and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. “Thus says the Lord, he who created you, O Jacob; he who formed you, O Israel: Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I … Read more

For all people – Christmas Eve

Grace to you and peace, from God our Creator and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. We created humanity, and we know what their mind suggests to them, and we are nearer to them than their jugular vein. These holy words … Read more

Three things to remember (when you’re having a sh*tty day)

We’ve all been there. We’ve all had a bad day. Your alarm didn’t go off, the coffee pot’s “automatic” function wasn’t turned on, the elevator was broken, you left your umbrella on the bus, and it just started to rain. Even though you … Read more

Tenth Sunday after Pentecost

My second year in seminary, I wrote an exegetical paper on this week’s Isaiah reading.  This is such a delicate piece of scripture, and yet it’s more powerful than we can imagine.  It’s a bit long, but here is a version I … Read more