Pastor Vickers

February 5, 2017

Fifth Sunday after Epiphany

Today Jesus is still speaking to those upon whom he proclaimed blessing in last week’s gospel reading: the poor in spirit, the mournful, the meek, those who hunger and thirst […]
January 29, 2017

Fourth Sunday after Epiphany

The lectionary reading assigned for today’s gospel, the beginning of the sermon on the mount, the beatitudes, could have come on no better day than this one on which we […]
January 22, 2017

Third Sunday after Epiphany

“Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near.” There are different words used in the original scriptures that get translated repent. Some of them emphasize more the internal anguish […]
January 8, 2017

Baptism of our Lord

Today on the festival of the baptism of Jesus, John the Baptist is once again at a central part of our gospel. John the Baptist has been called the last prophet of […]
December 24, 2016

Christmas Eve

Ekhart Tolle, reflecting on the nature of the evening news, says that the great problem is that one assumes—quite naturally but wrongly—that the things that happen on the news are […]