Flawed Characters

April 15, 2018
20180415 Sermon Rev   This is the way I ended my sermon on November 26, 2017.  With the story of Saul’s death and David’s rise, we end the first third…

Nothing between Us

April 1, 2018
20180401 Sermon Rev   Last weekend I traveled to Illinois to visit family.  It was rainy, windy, and cold when I arrived at the farm Friday evening.  By morning it…

New Ink

March 18, 2018
20180318 Sermon Rev   The first 29 chapters of the book of Jeremiah are filled with doom and gloom. Through the prophet Jeremiah, God denounced the corruption of the people,…

Facing the Darkness

March 11, 2018
20180311 Sermon I’m not quite sure what word best describes this story from Numbers.  Quirky?  Confusing?  Confounding?  Troubling?  Actually, all of those work for me.  Of course, we could use…
This is the third Sunday of Lent.  Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Black Saturday, and Easter Sunday are quickly approaching.  During this time, we tend to think more about the cross…

From Generation to Generation

February 25, 2018
A news release from Mennonite Mission Network caught my eye this week:  New building strengthens Mennonite Community in Quito.[1]  This is part of what it said. Quito Mennonite Church's diverse…

God Hangs Up the Bow

February 18, 2018
Near the end of last year, for the tenth time, I signed a covenant between me and you.  Each year I work out the details of the covenant with the…

Proclaim the Good News, Part 2

February 11, 2018
What does evangelism look like?  Is it preaching to 1000’s in a stadium or millions over the airwaves?  Is it knocking on doors and handing out pamphlets or inviting someone…
I think it was November when I began publicizing the Year of Evangelism Kick Off:  Anabaptist Witness.[1]  I promoted it because I’m the pastor of a church in the Western…

Jesus Entered Egypt

January 14, 2018
Given the remarks by our President this week about who we want in our country and the negotiations over DACA, it seems timely that we’re reading the story of the…

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