Monthly Archives: June 2017

Don’t Let the Eeyores Get You Down

June 25, 2017                        3rd Sunday of Pentecost Jeremiah 20:7-13         Romans 6:1b-11       Matthew 10:24-39 There is a character in the beloved children’s book, Winnie the Pooh, called Eeyore. Eeeyore is a gloomy donkey. His favorite expressions are, “Oh, my,” and “Oh, … Continue reading

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Begin with Prayer

June 18, 2017                        2nd Sunday in Pentecost & Father’s Day Genesis 18:1-15          Romans 5:1-8              Matthew 9:35-10:23 Jesus had a tough job. I don’t mean the whole salvation of the world thing. Don’t get me wrong, dying on the cross so … Continue reading

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In the Beginning

June 11, 2017            1st Sunday of Pentecost Genesis 1:1–2:4a        2 Corinthians 13:11–13          John 1: 1-5, 9-14             In the beginning when God created the heavens and the earth, the earth was a formless void and … Continue reading

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The Elements of Pentecost

June 4, 2017         Pentecost Acts 2:1-21     1 Corinthians 12:3b-13           John 7:37–39 Every holiday has its images and symbols. Christmas has the star, shepherds, mangers, angels and the holy family. Epiphany has the wise men, presents, and camels. Palm Sunday … Continue reading

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Heaven Here, Not There

May 28, 2017             Ascension Sunday and Memorial Day Acts 1:6-14          1 Peter 4:12-14; 5:6-11         John 17:1-11 You know, as Christians we aren’t supposed to get too caught up in the troubles and politics of the world. (and I … Continue reading

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Worshiping Objects

May 21, 2017             6th Sunday in Easter Act 17:22-31               1 Peter 3:13–22           John 14:15–21 I admit to being a little superstitious. I don’t put photos in my wallet – because every time I’ve done that my wallet goes missing. However, … Continue reading

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Becoming Living Stones

May 14, 2017             5th Sunday of Easter             Mother’s Day Act 7:55-60       1 Peter 2:2–10       John 14:1–14 Peter put forth a very powerful image in this scripture of Christians becoming “living stones.” It seems to be a contradictory image because stones, … Continue reading

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