Into God’s Hands

Trusting in a God that we cannot see is the most difficult in times of change, when it becomes easier to rely on the old familiar idols that bring us comfort. Our idols may not be golden calves or bulls, but they do exist just as they did in the ancient world. They just come … [Read more…]

Burned Out

This is the same thing being offered to us when we are fed up with the struggles of this life, the struggles of keeping faithful. God still speaks to us from the pages of the scriptures asking, “What are you doing here?”1 not in an accusatory way but in an inviting way, in a caring … [Read more…]

What is Wisdom Really?

Have any of you ever done something that you wished you didn’t do? Have any of you ever done something knowing that it was probably a bad idea right from the beginning? Well, today we speak about wisdom as it is personified in our scriptures for this morning. The voice that tries to lead us … [Read more…]

Peace and Unity in a Chaotic World

In 2008, I ministered to a church in Preston Connecticut. One family was from Korea and the grandmother did not know English but still liked to attend worship every Sunday. So, to ensure that the service was worth something spiritually to her, we would work with the daughter to translate the service and the sermons … [Read more…]