Sermons from November 2016

Abundance Enough for All

John 6:1-14 Every so often, I pack our grandchildren’s lunches for school. Little boys can get hungry, and so we pack cheese sticks, sunflower butter and jam sandwiches, little carrots, cut up apples, a cookie, and a thermos of water. And, when we pick up the boys in the afternoon, every last item has been […]

New Creation in a Dangerous World

Isaiah 65:17-25 Luke 21:5-19 At first glance, what a strange combination of scriptures we have in this week’s lectionary readings. We have, first, from Isaiah words of hope and transformation – God is doing a new thing and a glorious new world is on the horizon. And, then we have words attributed to Jesus about […]