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God Isn’t Finished with Me Yet

2/25/2018 Second Sunday in Lent The text is Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16; Romans 4:13-25. Grace and peace to you from God, our Father, and our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  Amen. 99 years old! That’s how old Abram was when God spoke to him. Now, 99 is a ripe old age in anyone’s book, and I … Continue reading

Forty Days to Remember

2/18/2018 First Sunday in Lent The text is Genesis 9:8-17.  Grace and peace to you from God, our Father, and our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  Amen. This is the year of the winter Olympics and while I haven’t watched many of the events, I have caught a few.  Unlike past years, the U.S. team … Continue reading

Glory Days

2/11/2018 Transfiguration Sunday The text is Mark 9:2-9.   Grace and peace to you from God, our Father, and our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  Amen. Today is the day of Transfiguration and it’s a day which usually slides by without any fanfare. But the day used to be a “big deal” in many churches. … Continue reading

Reconciled to God

2/14/2018 Ash Wednesday The text is 2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10. Grace and peace to you from God, our Father and our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  Amen. Today is Ash Wednesday…at least in the church.  Most people think of today as Valentine’s Day, the Hallmark holiday that focuses on the relationship between lovers.  While it may … Continue reading

Too Good Not to Share

2/4/2018 Fifth Sunday after Epiphany The text is Mark 1:29-39; 1 Corinthians 9:16-23.   Grace and peace to you from God, our Father, and our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  Amen. Today is Super Bowl Sunday.  It’s not a day on the church calendar, even though some people regard football as somewhat of a religion.  … Continue reading