Tag Archives: Reign of God

Homeless Jesus, King of Kings

You can read today’s scripture by clicking here. A few weeks ago, we baptized two beautiful little ones – Ella Mae and Eleanor.  All of 2 months and 15 months, these little ones, as they always do, strike a familiar … Continue reading

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God’s Peace, Our Willingness

You can read this week’s scripture by clicking here. You can listen along by click on the play button below: There’s an Indian writer named Arundhati Roy.  She penned one of the most beautiful lines I’ve ever heard for a … Continue reading

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God Speaks and We Respond

Preached on Advent I.  You can read the lections here. “Then God said, ‘Let there be light.’  And there was light.” God speaks and creation responds. And by some strange coincidence, the sense of hearing is the first sense that … Continue reading

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Standing in the Need of Prayer

You can read today’s lessons by clicking here. Click on the play button below to listen as you read. What is prayer? I think prayer is our response to God, our encounter with God.  Prayer is our declaration of God’s … Continue reading

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The Covenant of the Beloved Community

Click here for today’s readings. If you want to listen to the sermon, click the play button below.  (I forgot to hit ‘record’ before I started so the first paragraphs aren’t there)   Jeremiah is one of my favorite books of … Continue reading

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Lex Orandi, Lex Credendi

You can find today’s readings by clicking here. Today’s story from Luke is a bit tricky. Jesus is asked by “someone in the crowd” to be the arbiter in a brotherly dispute over inheritance.  It’s a prayer, really. There’s a … Continue reading

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I’ll Meet You There

Click here for today’s readings. You can listen to the sermon here as you read: The book of Exodus describes how the Israelites were led out of slavery into the promised land of freedom.  In response, Israel enters into a … Continue reading

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