A Prayer for Equality

On January 20th, a number of citizens gathered to witness the historic inauguration of the 45th President of the United States of America. Many others gathered across the country to stand in solidarity against the hateful rhetoric upon which the president … Read more

A dream, rich with promise

Grace to you, and peace from God our Creator and the Lord Jesus Christ. Several months ago I did a sermon series on the book of Galatians, and a few weeks back we explored the book of Philemon. Today we … Read more

Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost

In one of the readings for today, Paul is writing to the Christians in Philippi. Although he is in prison, his optimism is contagious: Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice. Let your gentleness be known to … Read more

Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost

When I was growing up, I had quite a temper. I often blamed it on my unlucky combination of Armenian and German heritages, but those excuses never really worked. If someone bothered or hurt me, I’d do whatever I could to … Read more