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A Good Shepherd is Hard to Find

July 18, 2021 Jeremiah 23:1-6 Our second reading today is a short passage from the prophet Jeremiah critiquing the kings of Judah. As...

Head on a Platter

July 11, 2021 Mark 6:14-29 Our second reading also finds a prophet coming into conflict with those in authority and power. But things go...

Word Prophetic

July 4, 2021 Mark 6:1-13 I want to emphasize the last line from our first reading… “Whether they hear or refuse to hear, they shall know...

Wait Quietly

June 27, 2021 Lamentations 3:22-33 For our second scripture reading today we are again going into the Old Testament. This time we hear...

Who Are You?

June 20, 2021 Job 38:1-11 Our second reading today takes us to some Old Testament wisdom literature… the story of Job. Like the last time...

Knowing and Choosing

June 6, 2021 Genesis 3:8-15 For our second reading today we go to the third chapter of Genesis to hear some of the Adam and Eve myth and...

Trinity

May 30, 2021 Romans 8: 12-17 On this Trinity Sunday, our second reading comes from Paul’s letter to the church in Rome. Listen for God’s...

Pentecost Boogie

May 23, 2021 Acts 2:1-21 Today is Pentecost… so without further ado let’s read the story from Acts chapter 2. READ Acts 2:1-21 Pentecost...

For Forty Days

May 16, 2021 Acts 1:1-11 As we always do on the Sunday we commemorate the Ascension, our second reading is the same story that finished...

Made Known

May 9, 2021 John 15:9-17 Our second reading today… just like our first scripture reading… picks up exactly where we left off last week....

Abide in Love, Abide in God

May 2, 2021 John 15:1-8 We hear from John’s gospel in our second reading today. Jesus is with his disciples on the night before he is...

Sermon for Earth Day

April 25, 2021 1 John 3:16-24 Our second reading today comes from 1 John. Continue to listen for the Word of God as it speaks to you...

The Peace of Forgiveness and Doubt

April 11, 2021 John 20:19-31 Today our gospel reading comes from John. And it is the same gospel reading that we always do the Sunday...

Who Will Roll the Stone Away

April 4, 2021 Mark 16 On this Easter Sunday we read the story from the Gospel of Mark. Listen for the Word of God speaking to you. READ...

Leave the Palms Behind

March 28, 2021 Mark 11:1-11 Every year Palm Sunday gets harder and harder for me. Part of it is because of how much I enjoyed this Sunday...

Deceptive Words

March 21, 2021 Jeremiah 31:31-34 Before we hear from the Old Testament prophet Jeremiah today… I want to remind you of some words from...

Not of Your Own Doing

March 14, 2021 Ephesians 2:1-10 I know what you’re thinking. You’re thinking… “What are you doing? Why are you getting ready to preach a...

Love of the Marketplace

March 7, 2021 1 Corinthians 1:18-25 Our second reading today comes from Paul’s first letter to the church in Corinth. And this is one of...

If Any Would Follow

February 28, 2021 Romans 4:13-25 Our second reading today comes from Paul’s letter to the Romans. In this snippet, Paul is making a...

Temptation

February 21, 2021 1 Peter 3:8-22 Our second reading today is from 1 Peter chapter 3… and the lectionary has us starting at verse 18, but...