All Saints’ Day
November 5, 2017
Twenty-fourth Sunday after Pentecost
November 19, 2017

Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost

 

When I was young and heard preaching—on the television usually because we were not a church-going family—the idea of Jesus coming back was not usually a concept that was surrounded by happy thoughts. In fact, a lot of the preaching I heard made it sound like Jesus was kind of a boogeyman, hiding up in the clouds waiting for you to do something wrong so he could swoop down and bring God’s judgement upon you. [To hear more, click on the link above.]