Sermon: “One of These Things Is Not Like the Others”

It had to happen sometime: I used a Sesame Street reference as a sermon title. “One of These Things Is Not Like the Other” Jeremiah 23:1-6 and Luke 23:33-43 Christ the King Sunday November 24, 2013 First Christian Church Mahtomedi, MN If you are interested in politics, this was a week to remember.  On Wednesday,... Continue Reading →

Sermon: “He May Not Come When You Want To…”

Luke 18:1-8 Twenty-Second Sunday After Pentecost October 20, 2013 First Christian Church Mahtomedi, MN I’ve learned a lot about growing old from my parents...and my 15-year old cat, Felix.  Maybe the most important thing I have learned is that growing old isn’t for weaklings. Now growing old is not all negative, but there are things... Continue Reading →

Come Sunday: Not for the Faint of Heart (October 20, 2013)

Here's this week's lectionary reflection. Growing old is not for the weak. This past summer, my partner and I were busy shuttling between Minnesota and Michigan to move my parents from their house of over 40 years to a senior housing apartment complex on the other side.  It was getting difficult for my octogenerian parents... Continue Reading →

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