Coming Home and Bringing A Friend

Our Father in heaven wants us all home one day, any good parent would. But it may be tough for us, especially at the holidays when a loved one or friend goes home to the Lord at this time. Still God wants us all there someday and God covers all the costs of our going....

The King Is Coming, Keep Awake

I remember the times that a Bishop has come to visit our churches, there is a lot of planning, a lot of nervousness, a fair amount of angst…and then the joy. This morning we speak of something far above the visit of even a beloved Bishop, the time that Christ will...

Branches Well Connected- Bear Good Fruit

Today we intentionally remember that Jesus the Christ was born the King of kings, the one and true King of us all. Jesus the King shall one day return and he will separate people for eternity based on what people have done or not done for the least of these among us....

Learning at the Feet of Jesus…

In honor of Thanksgiving let’s offer Jesus our thanks by joining each other in a life changing sermon. A sermon on being blessed to be a blessing. Pray with me. In First Thessalonians Paul is sharing that we all need to be prepared for the day Jesus returns, a...

Take My Yoke Upon You- but Why?

Take my yoke upon you… But why? Why would we take a yoke? Well you might take on a yoke if doing so didn’t add to your burden but instead lifted the burden. The ancient yokes often had a movable pin or connecting bar that went to the plow or wagon. The pin could be...

Living Water

Years ago, someone who had stopped coming to church on Sundays before I was appointed to that church explained to me the reason why: “I enjoy reading the Sunday New York Times while having breakfast in bed.  And I can get more out of it than coming to church.”  I...