April 9, 2017

Palm Sunday

There is a tension in today’s service. There is a dichotomy of sorts. We begin with celebration. We begin celebrating the arrival of God’s Messiah in the Holy City; the triumphant […]
April 2, 2017

Fifth Sunday in Lent

Today in the course of our Lenten journey, we get a little foretaste of the feast to come in that our readings are full of talk of resurrection. In our […]
March 26, 2017

Fourth Sunday in Lent

In today’s gospel, the unthinkable happens: controversy and division among the people of God. Jesus has just performed a miraculous sign by healing a man who had been born blind. […]
March 19, 2017

Third Sunday in Lent

Massah in Hebrew means testing and Meribah means quarreling, because it was in those two places, we are told by the book of Exodus, that the people tested and quarreled with the Lord, […]
March 12, 2017

Second Sunday in Lent

First things first, for the sake of clarity. Today Jesus references an odd little story that is found in the book of Numbers. As Israel was wandering in the wilderness, it came […]