Grace and Peace to you this morning. Grace and Peace. The world likes to read things thinly. Words, events, pieces of writing have only one meaning, one purpose, one layer today. Listen to the political rhetoric (although do not listen … Continue reading

Grace and Peace to you this morning.  Grace and Peace. And the Spirit immediately drove him out into the wilderness. Verse Twelve here is important for several reasons, not least of which it tells us that we are reading the … Continue reading

Grace and Peace to you this morning. Grace and Peace. And as they were coming down the mountain, [Jesus] charged [Peter and James and John] to tell no one what they had seen, until the Son of man should have … Continue reading

Grace and Peace to you this morning. Grace and Peace. I love the fact that the Scout Law is printed around the top of the Scout bus. It serves as a reminder of the virtues that Scouting seeks to instill … Continue reading

Grace and Peace to you this morning. Grace and Peace. For many of us, Paul’s writing about food offered to idols does not make much sense. Some of us have encountered other religions and had to ask ourselves if we … Continue reading

Grace and Peace to you this morning. Grace and Peace. Simon and Andrew are casting their nets, Jesus calls them and they follow. James and John are mending nets, and Jesus calls them and they follow. Anthony Robinson points out … Continue reading

Grace and Peace to you this morning.  Grace and Peace. In the Gospel of John, it is John the baptizer’s disciples who seek out Jesus, after John has testified to who he is.  Here Andrew is originally one of John’s … Continue reading

Grace and Peace, Love, Joy & Hope, and Happy New Year to you this morning! Today is indeed a day of new beginnings, a fresh start. Isaiah 61 begins with that wonderful passage, “The Spirit of the Lord God is … Continue reading

Grace and Peace to you this evening. Grace and Peace. Shhhhhhhhh… How many ways have we heard this? And how many ways have we used it ourselves? We shush people in the theater who are talking, or have a cell … Continue reading

Grace and Peace to you this morning. Grace and Peace. Growing up, I can remember occasions when people would say, “Do you remember where you were when you heard?” For my parents and their friends, the question was about the … Continue reading