Monthly Archives: June 2012

A Woman of God

May 13, 2012                         6th Sunday of Easter              Mother’s Day Proverbs 31: 10-31                  Acts 10:44-48              John 15:9-17             Today is Mother’s Day.  You know, celebrations of motherhood occur throughout the world, many tracing back to ancient festivals, like the … Continue reading

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Our Church Abiding in God’s Love

May 6, 2012               5th Sunday of Easter Acts 8:26-40                1 John 4:7-21               John 15:1-8             The other day at breakfast my father was telling stories of when he was young and in Strategic Air Command, a branch of the … Continue reading

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What do Cornerstones and Sheep Have to do with Each Other?

April 29, 2012             4th Sunday of Easter Acts 4:5-12             1 John 3:16-24          John 10:11-18             Humans naturally describe things in images.  When I teach poetry I tell my students that images are multi-meaning.  They evoke memories of … Continue reading

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Why Do Doubts Arise in Your Hearts?

April 22, 2012                         3rd Sunday of Easter Acts 3:12-19                1 John 3:1-7                 Luke 24:36b-48             Each of the Gospels has different appearances of Jesus after the resurrection.  In Luke the appearance that we read today, takes place after two … Continue reading

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Human, All Too Human

April 15, 2012             Second Sunday of Easter Acts 4:32-35                1 John 1:1-2:2              John 20:19-31             Happy Easter!  Yes, it is still Easter!  In fact, Easter Sunday included, we have 7 weeks of Easter before we hit Pentecost.  During this … Continue reading

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The Process of Our Salvation

April 8, 2012               Easter Day Acts 10:34-43              1 Corinthians 15:1-11               John 20:1-18              As many of you know, two days ago, I was over at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church participating in the ecumenical Good Friday service, which is really … Continue reading

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“Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing”

Good Friday Service at Asbury United Methodist Church in Croton, NY; April 6 2012 I was a guest preacher for a Seven Last Words of Jesus service.  This is traditionally the 1st word from Luke 23:34             “Father, forgive them, … Continue reading

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