We finish up looking at the Greatest Sermon Ever, the “Sermon on the Mount.” Jesus encourages those who hear these words to put them into practice. He likens it to building a house on a rock and not sand. I try to unpack what that actually means for us today.
We continue on in the “Sermon on the Mount” and we hear a radical message of love… even the yucky people and “those people.” It is a challenge. The message is simple but the task is not easy.
We continue looking at Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount. Today: Salt & Light. There is a reason Jesus mentions these two metaphors after the Beatitudes. We are salt and we are light for today and for tomorrrow.
It has been an wild week in the United States and I turned back to scripture for grounding. I am reminded of what it means to follow Jesus and who curries divine favor from God. Curious? Listen in and find out.
We all have had expectations that didn’t pan out. For me it was Sea Monkeys that I ordered out the back of a comic book. What happens when our expecatations of God differ from God’s actual agenda? I try to sort that out…
What does “My Fair Lady” and finishing school have to do with the plans of God? It all has to do with refinement. You will also hear what God wants to skim off of your life. It may not be what you think,
I read a story to our children titled, “God Bless the Gargoyles.” I incoporated part of that story in the sermon. Who are the gargoyles in this world and how do we treat them?
We begin the new year with a horrifying story from the Bible. It would be easier to ignore it and look at nicer stories. Although we can’t change the past, we can learn from it and affect our future. Listen in as I try to make sense of this sad moment in history.
Pundits have called into question the legitmacy of all news in 2016. Is the Christmas story just ‘clickbait’? Listen in and find out.
We’ve heard from all the usual suspects this Advent season. Are we done? Not yet. The Gospel of John has a story to tell us about Jesus.