Where is there light in your life and the world today? And where is there darkness in your life and the world today?
I wouldn’t be surprised if for many or even most of us our first answer is based on how we feel and what we think about the results of our presidential election. But that is not what I am asking about and I hope that’s not the basis for any of our answers. I am asking about something more important than that. I am asking us to look deeper than that. Continue reading Pushing Back The Darkness – A Sermon On Matthew 25:1-13
I’m going to ask you to do a couple of things and I hope you will indulge me for a bit. I want you to think of one thing that is going on in the world today that is important and matters to you. Something that you keep up with in the news, that you have opinions and beliefs about, and that maybe you even post about in social media or talk about with those who are like minded. Continue reading Stop Doing The Religious Thing – A Sermon On Isaiah 58:1-12
John 8:12. “Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, ‘I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness but will have the light of life.’” When the sun sets and night comes, many people turn on the lights. When my wife and I leave home in the evening, she will say, “Let’s leave on a couple of lights to welcome … Continue reading The Light By Which We See
Who are you? How do you answer when someone asks you that question? The most common answer is to give our name. We might also tell a bit of family history and the connections that help identify us. Often we’ll tell something about our work, the things we do, and how we spend our time. I cannot, however, think of a single time when I … Continue reading Let Them Taste and See – A Sermon on Matthew 5:13-20