Pastor Vickers

July 8, 2018

Seventh Sunday after Pentecost

Three texts and three questions to answer on this seventh Sunday after Pentecost. In our first reading the prophet Ezekiel is called by the term mortal. That was not — […]
July 1, 2018

Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

Today’s gospel is situated in a series of stories that are meant to show us exactly who this Jesus is. He has shown himself to be able to cast out […]
June 24, 2018

Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

There are two problems in today’s gospel. The first one is the most obvious. There is a storm that is threatening the disciples as they go on their way. We […]
June 20, 2018

Faith Leader Statement on Family Separation

The Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton, Presiding Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, was one of 21 leaders of religious governing bodies in the United States who signed the […]
June 17, 2018

Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

I love to read—and am irresponsible. So my loving wife recently paid over fifty dollars worth of late fines at the local library that I had accrued, making it possible […]