“March for Our Lives”

The following is not a sermon, but the preamble to Worship on March 25, 2018. There was no sermon on that date as we spent an hour singing through the communion prayers — Ian Today is Palm Sunday, the first day of Holy Week. During its seven days, the church reflects on Jesus’ last week … [Read more…]

Life saving tips

Text: Mark 14: 43-53; 66-72 (Peter denies Jesus) Four weeks ago on the first Sunday in Lent, we heard Jesus describe a path to healing. Before he began his journey to Jerusalem, he said that those who tried to save their lives would lose them, but that those who gave their lives up for the … [Read more…]

“Do I wake or sleep?”

Text: Mark 14:26-42 (Jesus prays in Gethsemane) Video of this sermon posted to Facebook I got the idea for this reflection when I woke up last Sunday afternoon from a nap. I was glad to have slept for an hour, and it felt like I could sleep a lot longer. But dimly, I realized this … [Read more…]