god be with you Lets start where we’ll end: there are two ways to do everything. // Today in the world of church is Palm Sunday. It’s that day when we get to wave around a plant that doesn’t grow anywhere around here while shouting out a word that has no meaning whatsoever in our… Read More love, power & palm sunday
God be with you. // If you ever have the pleasure, if we can call it that, of finding yourself at a minister’s home or office, there is a good chance that somewhere in there you’ll find Jesus, literally just hanging out. If you’ve been in my office you can usually spot him hanging out… Read More “Gods not like that” – Jesus.
God be with you It is good to be back! So I know that God has a sense of humour when I come back from some Sundays off from preaching and some vacation and I get thrown this passage. I mean, really?! Really?! A pointed speech about conflict, fire, swords, and division from the guy… Read More Its supposed to hurt
God be with you. So there is a story in the Bible … We just heard it, its this weeks reading from the lectionary, that calendar of scripture that helps shape and form us, and introduces us to various rhythms and seasons of our humanity, and today’s story is from the Gospel According to Luke.… Read More Because Love.
yadda yadda yadda So it is the last Sunday of the Easter season, this season of celebrating resurrection, of exploring that liberating truths of how the worst thing is never the last thing, and that this is Gods world and we are not alone. So, as we move into another season of our faith, lets… Read More Ascension
Let’s try something … Imagine you’re sitting in the baggage claim area at the airport, you’re waiting for your Uncle Willy and Aunt Frieda to arrive from the Yukon, when you notice a man and woman walk up to each other and embrace. You don’t think any more about this man and this woman hugging… Read More Airports, Reality, & Perceptions
Christ is risen. He is risen indeed! // Yadda yadda yadda … So we are almost through the Easter season! Throughout it we’ve been exploring this question of “what it means to be a people of resurrection?” people who know that the worst thing is never the last thing, people who know God is bigger… Read More size matters