If only…

Here we are, back in the season of Lent. Another 40-something days of fasting and praying, with no more “alleluias” until Easter. The season is an opportunity to look inward: to acknowledge our human nature, and to recognize how badly … Read more

There’s Power in the Palm

Grace to you, and peace from God our Creator and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. Here we are on Palm Sunday, marking both the end of Lent and the beginning of Holy Week. Here we turn our faces from the … Read more

I’m a pastor. Ask me anything!

​We’ve all heard the expression “give something up for Lent.” This guilty pleasure is in our DNA as Christians: to abstain from fried foods, or Facebook, or some other unhealthy habit. Of course there’s the opposite approach where instead of … Read more

#40days – Wisdom

Today’s reading Have you ever felt stupid or incompetent? The world likes to tell us that we can obtain material goods which will make us smarter, thinner, richer, and so on. But remember that God is truth and wisdom, and yet we can … Read more

#40days – Unity

Today’s reading There are a lot of messages in society that create division among us. We’re old or young; we’re white or black; we’re straight or gay; we’re man or woman. But that’s not what God desires of us. God created … Read more