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Shouting Stones

Year A Genesis 1:1-2:4a Psalm 8 2 Corinthians 13:11-13 Matthew 28:16-20 May the words of my mouth… O God… speak your Truth… Before we ever feel an earthquake… incomprehensible tension has already built up across ridge lines or tectonic plates… deep under ground… until the earth itself can no longer resist the tension… can...

Seeking a New “Normal”

When I came out –– when I was reborn –– I began a new life. A figurative weight was lifted off of my shoulders, and an ethereal weight off my mind and heart. There was even a conscious awareness that I was letting go of, giving over, handing over to Jesus what was more than...

Darker Than Comfort

Year A Numbers 11:24-30 Psalm 104:25-35, 37 1 Corinthians 12:3b-13 John 7:37-39 May the words of my mouth… O God… speak your Truth… This past Monday… on Memorial Day… George Floyd… a black man… was apprehended on suspicion of passing a counterfeit $20.00 bill… to pay for cigarettes… when he was detained… by three...

Ascended into Heaven

Year A Acts 1:1-11 Psalm 93 Ephesians 1:15-23 Luke 24:44-53 This morning… I offer up a sermon that was prepared by Bp. Craig Satterlee… of the North/West Lower MI Synod… to commemorate The Feast of the Ascension… which occurred this past Thursday… Contemplating our Lord’s Ascension… has given me hope this year… and I’m...

Oneing with God

Year A Acts 17:22-31 Psalm 66:7-18 1 Peter 3:13-22 John 14:15-21 And the Father will give you another Advocate… to be with you forever… this is the Spirit of Truth… and because I live… you also will live… I will never leave you orphaned… The Rev. Dr. Sam Wells preached recently… about the ideas...