A sermon preached on March 15, 2009, the third Sunday in Lent. Based on the Revised Common Lectionary text for the day:Exodus 20.1-71 Corinthians 1.18-25 The Ten Commandments are well known—even non-Christians have heard of them (giving you some idea of their reach beyond the world of our Judeo-Christianity). Something with such reach should give … Continue reading “Invitation to Freedom”
The following is a sermon preached this past Sunday, February 8th. The scripture is from the Revised Common Lectionary for that day (the 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time). 1 Corinthians 9.16-23Mark 1.29-39 Paul lays out an interesting, and at times troubling, explanation of what this “faith” thing is all about. He writes that his charge … Continue reading “Working Toward "Downtime"”
Well, we finally closed on our house yesterday. We got our keys this morning! The house is ours! Finally! Now, all we have left to do is paint, get the carpets cleaned, replace all the locks, clean the whole place, fix a couple of sprinkler heads, replace the kitchen faucet, and, oh yeah, MOVE IN!