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

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

The Freedom of an Ecumenical Christian

Grace to you and peace, from God our Creator and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. “A Christian is a perfectly free lord of all, subject to none. A Christian is a perfectly dutiful servant of all, subject to all.” Martin … Read more

There’s Work to be Done

Grace to you and peace, from God our Shepherd and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. For several months now, we’ve been reading Mark’s gospel. From the very beginning of Mark’s story, Jesus has been busy. Healing the sick, feeding the hungry, … Read more

Pause! A Sermon on Mark 6:30-34

I confess to you, my brothers and sisters in Christ, that I am, most grievously, a chronic pleaser. I get some weird thrill out of waiting for the last minute to agree to do something only so that I, in … Read more

#40days – Wilderness

Today’s reading Do you ever feel like you’re lost, wandering around alone in the world? The story from Mark’s gospel today has three short parts, but God’s words echo throughout. As Jesus is baptized, God says “you are my child, the … Read more