As I was scrolling on Facebook, I stumbled upon a post inquiring:If Jesus was without sin, why must he have been baptized? I love such questions that invite us to ponder our understanding and engage our faith. The Gospel accounts agree that Jesus’ baptism was the beginning of his public ministry. John the Baptizer was… Continue reading Why was Jesus Baptized? Why Affirm Our Own?
Welcome to the mid-point of Allhallowstide! Allhallowstide is a three-day celebratory festival to honor the saints of all times and all places: past, present, and future. It began yesterday with All Hallows' Eve (or Halloween). Today is All Saints Day, originally designated for the canonized capital "S" Saints. Tomorrow is All Souls Day, honoring the… Continue reading Fall and All Saints
The similarities in our Isaiah and Matthew scriptures are undeniable, and yet these have striking differences. These scriptures use the agricultural imagery of a beautiful vineyard provided by a landowner who carefully prepared the ground, cultivated the soil, and planted the best grape seed. This landowner also anticipated a long-term, relational venture with the security… Continue reading Vineyards
What is Church?
What is the essentials?
How will COVID-19 precautions change our in-person gathering?
The religious elite attempt to entrap Jesus in a game 'Stump the Rabbi"...
The religious authorities questioned Jesus' authority... Why?
We are dead enough. We are bound in sin. And yet, we are called forth into life that is truly LIFE.
Fire, Ashes, and the mythical Phoenix describe our Lent Journey and the Resurrection.
Vulnerable Authenticity stripping away our public piety and presumed righteousness.... because we are ash and to ash we shall return.
How should a Christian use their freedom?