Monthly Archives: March 2012

Palm Sunday 2012: What are we doing?

We are about to embark upon a very dangerous week.  Yes, dangerous.  It is this particular week that the world might watch and see what it is that we Christians do.  How is it that we express our Christianity? Preachers … Continue reading

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On approaching Palm Sunday

“God is not going to abandon creation, nor the people up for trial in criminal court, nor the Shiites, nor the communists, or the warmongers, nor the greedy and corrupt people in high places, nor the dope pushers, nor you, … Continue reading

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Sermon Lent 5 2012: A meditation on the gospel and The Way of the Cross

The gospel (John 12:20-33) and The Way of the Cross … One of the gifts I have been given this Lent is the service of others in our worship on Wednesday nights.  This time in which I can join with … Continue reading

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Lent 4 2012: Waiting

We human beings do not wait very well.  Have you noticed that?  Computer chips operate at billions of cycles per second, and we continue to want something that runs just a little faster.  We pre-order books and movies and i-pads, … Continue reading

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Lent 3 2012: What happened?

In the season of Advent we anxiously awaited the arrival of Jesus.  Remember?  The world was full of shopping and excitement – we were, too – as we tried to be ready for Christmas and for Jesus, as if they … Continue reading

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Lent: in the desert

  It is hard to imagine living here, yet it is to such places that Lent calls us.

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Epiphany 6 2012 Healing: Why is easy so difficult?

2 Kings 5:1-14 “So he went and immersed himself seven times” in the Pearl river.  Wouldn’t the Mississippi river have been better?  More healing?  I mean, the Pearl River is so “ordinary,” and it is right in our back yard….  … Continue reading

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