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The Crowd

3/25/2018 Sunday of the Passion The text is the Passion Narrative – Mark 14:1-15:47.   Grace and peace to you from God, our Father, and our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  Amen. Yesterday, as I watched the news reports about the people gathering in Washington and around the country protesting gun violence, I began to … Continue reading

A Second Chance

3/18/2018 Fifth Sunday in Lent The text is Jeremiah 31:31-34. Grace and peace to you from God, our Father, and our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  Amen. What is the worst thing that has ever happened to you?  A toothache, earache, tonsillitis, appendicitis?  How about a bad breakup with a boyfriend, a girlfriend, a spouse?  … Continue reading

The Greatest Miracle of All

3/11/2018 Fourth Sunday in Lent The text is John 3:14-21.   Grace and peace to you from God, our Father, and our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  Amen. This is the fourth Sunday of Lent and in the past, this Sunday was known as “Rejoice Sunday” or “Refreshment Sunday.”  No, it wasn’t called this because … Continue reading

Appropriate Anger

3/4/2018 Third Sunday in Lent The text is John 2:13-22. Grace and peace to you from God, our Father, and our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  Amen. I once was told by someone that pastors aren’t supposed to get angry.  If course, this bit of advice was given soon after I had expressed my displeasure … Continue reading