Blog: Random Thoughts on Sunday's Sermon

Below are some random thoughts on this coming Sunday's message.  We hope they create a little time in your day to reflect on the journey of faith and life.  If they spur any thoughts, quotes, or experiences, please share them.  God moves among us as we share with each other.

January 11, 2011 | 10:40 am

We all seek equilibrium in our relationships, and we do it by making sure that there is parity in what we give and take. When people do nice things for us, we do nice things for them. If we want...

January 10, 2011 | 02:19 pm

Next week we celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. It provides an opportunity to reflect on how faith inspires societal change. This may seem a taboo topic to some because faith is viewed as...

January 6, 2011 | 04:23 pm

Epiphany carries with it the belief that the light of God is shining on the world for all to see. But Jesus expanded this by making our lives a point of light for others. He said, “You are...

January 6, 2011 | 09:52 am

As Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, he gathered his first disciples. It was a very interesting collection of people. There were Peter and Andrew, who were fishermen, which was a distinct class...

January 5, 2011 | 02:59 pm

The story of the three wise men (aka “Magi”) is central to Epiphany. One could say they represent a great reversal in what...
January 4, 2011 | 11:59 am

On January 6 it will be Epiphany, a little known Christian celebration. Epiphany means “to appear” or “to show oneself.” It is the word we use to describe the...

December 24, 2010 | 10:54 am

This cute Christmas phrase is part of the song Santa Claus is Coming to Town.  I want to pose the possibility that this phrase might be best used...
December 23, 2010 | 10:30 am

Songs of the Underground Railroad were used for two purposes.  They were sung as survival tactics for the endurance of the...

December 22, 2010 | 11:34 am

There are enough
Left-overs to do, warmed-up, for the rest of the week –
Not that we have much appetite, having drunk such
   a lot,
Stayed up so late,...

December 21, 2010 | 02:33 pm

        The band U2 has this incredible song called “40...

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