Monthly Archives: May 2017

Starting Discipleship

May 7, 2017               4th Sunday of Easter Act 2:42-47   1 Peter 2:19–25           John 10:1–10 I like this description of the disciples from Acts: They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers. … Continue reading

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Sharon UMC Question and Answer Sunday; April 30, 2017

FIRST LESSON: 1 John 1:5-9     QUESTION: Why do we change the candleholders during Lent to three candles on the altar? The questions this time around were more about tradition than they were about theology. And that’s okay – because Wesley … Continue reading

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Who Are Those Disciples?

April 30, 2017                        3rd Sunday of Easter Acts 2:14a, 36–41      1 Peter 1:17–23     Luke 24:13–35 We know that there were two disciples on the Road to Emmaus, Cleopas and the other unnamed disciple. But there has been a lot … Continue reading

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Discipleship of Faith

April 23, 2017           2nd Sunday of Easter Acts 2:14a, 22–32           1 Peter 1:3–9         John 20:19–31 I think that Peter sums up the meaning of the resurrection of Jesus for himself and many disciples when he says: By his great … Continue reading

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