Their eyes were kept from recognizing him

Now on that same day two of them were going to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem, and talking with each other about all these things that had happened. While they were talking and discussing, Jesus himself came near and went … [Read more...]

Alleluia! Christ is risen!

It almost seems like the cross would have been enough. If Good Friday were the end of the story, we would have ended with a message of profound hope, consolation, and sympathy. Because the passion is all about com-passion, suffering with, about God … [Read more...]

SERMON FOR APRIL 13, 2014

SERMON FOR APRIL 13, 2014 PALM SUNDAY, YEAR A Nativity, Bloomfield Township   READINGS:     Isaiah 50:4-9a Psalm 22:1-11 Philippians 2:5-11 Matthew 26:36 – 27:54   MAY THE WORDS OF OUR SACRED WRITINGS BE A LAMP UNTO … [Read more...]

SERMON FOR APRIL 6, 2014

SERMON FOR APRIL 6, 2014 LENT 5, YEAR A Nativity, Bloomfield Township   READINGS:     Ezekiel 37:1-14 Psalm 130 Romans 8:6-11 John 11:1-45   MAY THE WORDS OF OUR SACRED WRITINGS BE A LAMP UNTO OUR FEET, AND LEAD US … [Read more...]

SERMON FOR MARCH 16, 2014

SERMON FOR MARCH 16, 2014 Lent 2, Year A Nativity, Bloomfield Township   READINGS:     Genesis 12:1-4a Psalm 121 Romans 4:1-5, 13-17 John 3:1-17   MAY THE WORDS OF OUR SACRED WRITINGS BE A LAMP UNTO OUR FEET, AND LEAD … [Read more...]

SERMON FOR MARCH 23, 2014

SERMON FOR MARCH 23, 2014 LENT 3, YEAR A Nativity, Bloomfield Township   READINGS:     Exodus 17:1-7 Psalm 95 Romans 5:1-11 John 4:5-42   MAY THE WORDS OF OUR SACRED WRITINGS BE A LAMP UNTO OUR FEET, AND LEAD US ONTO … [Read more...]

SERMON FOR JANUARY 26, 2014

SERMON FOR JANUARY 26, 2014 EPIPHANY 3, YEAR A Nativity, Bloomfield Township   READINGS:     Isaiah 9:1-4 Psalm 27:1-9 1Corinthians 1:10-8 Matthew 4:12-23   MAY THE WORDS OF OUR SACRED WRITINGS BE A LAMP UNTO OUR … [Read more...]

SERMON FOR JANUARY 19, 2014

SERMON FOR JANUARY 19, 2018 Epiphany 2, Year A Nativity, Bloomfield Township   READINGS:     Isaiah 49:1-7 Psalm 40:1-12 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 John 1:29-42   MAY THE WORDS OF OUR SACRED WRITINGS BE A LAMP UNTO OUR FEET, … [Read more...]

Sermon – November 17, 2013

Nov 17, 2013 Luke 21:5-19 Last week Tim led us through a model of stewardship which he described as theological. Of course stewardship is theological. Everything is of God. God would pledge if we gave her a card. We believe we are of God. … [Read more...]

Sermon -November 3, 2013

Daniel Lawson Sermon November 3 2013 I've had a very bad cold this week and I have no voice. So I am unable to deliver my sermon myself, and I need to ask someone else to speak for me. I want to talk to you today about furniture. Specifically, … [Read more...]