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 […]
September 29, 2019

Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Heilsgeschichte. I don’t have a very good German accent. But that German word points us to something that’s very important in theology, especially modern theology. It’s a word that means […]
September 22, 2019

Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost

There’s an old saying that goes that at the dinner table there are two things you can never talk about: religion and politics. I was once sitting at a table […]
September 15, 2019

Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost

What is the greatest good? It might seem like a pretty simple question to ask and a pretty simple question to answer, but no one seems to agree on it. […]