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No Comparison at All

10/23/2016 Twenty Third Sunday after Pentecost The text is Luke 18:9-14. Grace and peace to you from God, our Father, and our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  Amen. The bigger, the better, or so they say…but that all depends upon what you are comparing. The bigger, the better might not fit if you are trying … Continue reading

Will There Be Faith on Earth?

10/16/2016 Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost The text is Luke 18:1-8. Grace and peace to you from God, our Father, and our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  Amen. It pays to be persistent.  Today’s gospel is all about that axiom that we learned as children.  If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again – I … Continue reading

Giving Thanks

10/9/2016 Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost The text is Luke 17:11-19. Grace and peace to you from God, our Father, and our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  Amen. Although it is over a month away, we might call this week Thanksgiving Sunday. For when it comes to giving our thanks to God, I don’t suppose there … Continue reading

Anchored in the Lord

10/2/2016 Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost The text is Luke 17:5-10.  Grace and peace to you from God, our Father, and our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  Amen. It seems that every day things change, and what amazes me the most is how the collective memory of the nation moves on so quickly.  For many, the … Continue reading