September 30, 2018

Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost

One of the most important lessons that I was taught in my studies at seminary was to never try to do theology based on one verse, or one passage, or […]
September 23, 2018

Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Zoe and Sean’s elementary school had their “Donuts with Dad” event this past week, which is an opportunity that we fathers get each year to cause a traffic jam at […]
September 16, 2018

Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost

 Who do people say that I am? And it is an understandable question by this point in the Gospel because Jesus has been so many things to so many […]
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 […]