Sunday, October 9, 2016
From Jacob to Israel: What's in a Name?
Genesis 32:22-31 Names often have meaning, of course. I think for instance, of my hometown. At one point in its history it was called &q...
Sunday, October 2, 2016
The Tenth Leper and How God is Already at Work in the World
Luke 17:11-19 I find myself thinking of the 'faith of the outsider' this week as we pause in the familiar story of Jesus' heal...
Sunday, September 25, 2016
"We Have Only Done What We Ought to Have Done"
Luke 17:5-10 I offered this image of my dad in a sermon more than twenty years ago now. It was a precious memory of me at the age of five ...
Sunday, September 18, 2016
"God is My Help": Seeing Lazarus
Luke 16:19-31 It seems to me that in the story before us now, the sin of the rich man begins here: He did not see Lazarus. Or at least he ...
Sunday, September 11, 2016
Yin Yoga and the Power of Parable
Luke 16:1-13 I tried out Yin Yoga this afternoon. Now many of you have heard me speak of my experience of yoga before. I am, perhaps, th...
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