September 9, 2018

Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost

In today’s gospel, we hear Jesus say something that seems sort of out of character for the Jesus we believe in. We’re told by the theologians of the church that […]
September 2, 2018

Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Martin Luther so detested the book of James where our second lesson is taken from that he wavered on whether or not to include it in his German translation of […]
August 26, 2018

Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Choose this day whom you will serve. Whether the gods of your ancestors worshipped beyond the river or the god of the Amorites, but as for me and my house, […]
August 19, 2018

Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost

As I may have mentioned once or twice before, I’m not from here. I’m from the Mississippi Delta. If you don’t know what a delta is, it’s a geographical formation […]
August 12, 2018

Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost

Henry David Thoreau once wrote, “Beware of any enterprise that requires new clothes.” That is on my mind this week as school has started, something that requires new clothes and […]