November 3, 2019

All Saints Sunday

When I was a young boy, I used to love to go to the cemetery with my grandfather. I would have never guessed that doing so would be a part […]
October 27, 2019

Reformation Sunday

Why does it matter? Why do we have this day on the calendar every year the Sunday before All Saints? Why do we commemorate again the day that a German […]
October 20, 2019

Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost

The parable of the persistent widow—today’s parable is often labeled that in the headings of bibles. And yet, this widow is at the center of the story, but the story […]
October 13, 2019

Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost

There exists in the forests of Mississippi and, I assume, the more wooded areas of Kansas and Missouri a phenomenon known as the “wood deer.” The wood deer is encountered […]
October 6, 2019

Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost

Increase our faith. It’s the cry of disciples who have left behind father and boat and fishing nets in order to follow this Jesus. Increase our faith! Because faith is […]