From Celebration to Crucifixion

Palm-Passion Sunday March 29, 2015 This Sunday there are two readings:  a Processional Gospel and the Passion Story.  They are both from the Gospel According to Mark.  So the Evangelist will be our preacher this morning, telling the story of the last week of Jesus’ life.  It is a stunning story that moves from the […]

Saved for What?

4th Sunday of Lent March 15, 2015 Numbers 21:4-9 John 3: 14-21 You can follow the links above to the texts in Oremus Bible Browser.   “It’s just human nature!” said my book club friend as we were carefully and respectfully having a serious discussion about the movie “American Sniper” and war and soldiers in […]

Tesla Electric Car? Not!

2nd Sunday in Lent March 1, 2015 Mark 8:31- 38 (To read this text, go to ) Poor Peter! It’s easy for us to blame him for being so clueless, but stop and think a minute. Up to now, Jesus has been parading through the countryside, healing, feeding, casting out demons and proclaimed that the Kingdom […]