Easter Sunday March 27, 2016 Luke 24: 1-12 “Re-Member” It’s done! Alleluia! Christ is risen! Christ is risen, indeed! Alleluia! The crosses have been put away and the black cloths that covered the altar stripped away. The dirges have been sung and the sober services of Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night are […]
3rd Sunday of Easter April 19, 2015 Luke 24: 36-48 Clicking on the link above will open the reading in Oremus Bible Browser. All the light switches in my sister’s new house have a little light in them when they are off, so that when you walk into the back of the house, with […]
25th Sunday after Pentecost November 10, 2013 Luke 20: 27-38 Dale Bannon was the first person to ask the new pastor the question: “What is heaven like?” I knew why he was asking, because he’d made it clear that he wanted to stay right where he was, in the life he’d loved and […]
Next week we begin to read the Gospel According to Matthew. For Study Materials on Matthew, Chapters 1-4, go to the end of this post The Gospel According to Mark IV (11-16) Sermon 4th Sunday after Pentecost June 24, 2012 Mark 14: 3-9; 22-28; 32-42; 53-72 Mark 15 and 16:1-8 Mark 14: 3-9: “While […]
In Matthew’s Gospel the resurrection story is dramatic with earthquakes and eye-popping angels. Women hear the announcement that Jesus is alive and will meet his followers in Galilee, they are to report the news. God’s story has always been about turning the world upside down to save God’s people, and Jesus has always claimed the connection between the ancient stories of God’s power to save and his own work in the world. Jesus’ resurrection is God’s YES to all our hopes and longings about our own life in the world and our home with God forever.