By Invitation Only

15th Sunday after Pentecost August 28, 2016 Luke 14: 1, 7-14 You can click on this link to read the text in Oremus Bible Browser   Let me just say that I don’t think I want to invite Jesus to dinner.  If he’s not giving advice on manners, he’s telling off the host for only inviting […]

Crippled and Cured

  14th Sunday after Pentecost August 21, 2016 Luke 13: 10-17 You can click on this link to open the reading in Oremus Bible Browser.   One of the highlights of the Church Wide Assembly was an opportunity to hear Leymah Gbowee.  She is the winner of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize for organizing Muslim and […]

Ask Again

  10th Sunday after Pentecost July 24, 2016 Luke 11: 1-13 You can click on this link to open the reading in Oremus Bible Browser   Prayer!  It should be so simple, right?  Listen to Jesus, just ask, and don’t be afraid to ask.  But it never is.  I’ve had so many people tell me that […]

Praise the LORD

  7th Sunday after Pentecost July 10, 2016 Psalm 146  You can click on this link to read the text in Oremus Bible Browser.   Every day the monks at St Andrew’s Abbey in Valyermo California sing the psalms.  They chant them at 6:00 and 8:00 am, at 5:00 and 8:00pm.  In each service several psalms […]

A New Song

  6th Sunday after Pentecost July 3, 2016 Psalm 40  You can click not this link to read the text in Oremus Bible Browser.   Years ago Macy Gray stepped up to the microphone to accept a Grammy for best new album.  She’d been singing for a while and had a small following, but her album was […]