Those of us who follow Jesus are called to leave the saltshakers of our own making and do good works for the glory of God in the wider world.
“Leave Your Light On For Me” Matthew 5:13-20 Fifth Sunday of Epiphany February 9, 2014 First Christian Church Mahtomedi, MN This past December, a party was thrown in my honor. A few weeks earlier, I left my job as Communications Specialist for the Presbytery of the Twin Cities Area. My job had been eliminated due... Continue Reading →
“I’ve Been A Mess” Matthew 5:1-12, 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Fourth Sunday of Epiphany February 2, 2014 First Christian Church Mahtomedi, MN It was a Friday afternoon. I was working at a major law firm in the Twin Cities as an assistant. It was not my favorite job and things weren’t going well for me. I... Continue Reading →
“What If God Was One of Us?” John 1:10-18 and Matthew 2:1-12 Second Sunday of Christmas/Epiphany January 5, 2014 First Christian Church Mahtomedi, MN One of my earliest memories of Epiphany was seeing a manger on display at Emmanuel Lutheran School in Flint, Michigan. It was the winter of 1978 and I can remember standing... Continue Reading →