Contributing sermons since Mar 19, 2013
Contributed on Mar 30, 2013
The Christian is called to respond to the world's increasing contempt, animosity and persecution not in kind, but in love, as Jesus taught and as Jesus did.
Remembering is a far richer reality for us than it is for the world. Coming together this Good Friday evening to remember Jesus’ act of supreme sacrifice, offered out of intense love for us, is more than just bringing it back to mind: here in the presence of our God, where we encounter the ...read more
Contributed on Mar 19, 2013
The ’stones’ on the gospel road – those difficult verses we stumble over or just pass by – are treasures if we take the time to stop and pick them up; two such ‘stones’ in the story of the raising of Lazarus speak of the intensity of Jesus’ love for us.
I had to take my car into the shop in Binghamton last week, and I had a lot of time to kill. The waiting room didn’t look very inviting, so I decided to do something I haven’t done in a long time: I took a walk. At first it seemed as if the world had been put on pause, or at least slow motion; the ...read more