The lectionary, from which we get our Sunday readings, has been super on point recently. If you, like me and so many others, have been asking the hard questions about what to do in times of trouble and where God is when we are sad and overwhelmed, these are readings for us. I worked with […]
Falling apart is human. The most important thing I learned my senior year of university was that I could fall apart. I was the over-achieving, still remember all the classes I didn’t get an A in in high school, early-to-rise-late-to-bed, whether because I’m an oldest child or as a coping mechanism after my mother’s […]
Morsels & Stories: I read the Ark of the Covenant’s story from The Spy at Jacob’s Ladder. Sermon: Making pies and changing the world. The lessons for today can be found by clicking here (link). I worked most closely with Luke 6:27-38.
Link: Budgeting Grace, All Saints 2013 Summary of what I was saying and why: All Saints was also the first Sunday of our pledge month. And I didn’t want it to be a “saints=money, give us money.” Our response, faithful and wise, to our inheritance is about stewardship. Theology: hagiology and stewardship Jesus Count: low […]
The lessons can be found by clicking here. I leaned toward Ephesians 1:11-23, but mostly preached hagiology (Sainthood). I was taught that budgets were important–and that grace doesn’t have a budget. Listen:
The lessons can be found by clicking here. What is life like when you live in hope and expectation of God’s mercy and grace? What is life like when you are always ready to extend God’s mercy and grace? Click to play: P19 nativity 9-12-10