Rebellion, In the Name of Love

Rebellion, In the Name of Love

You have all heard the expression the straw that broke the camel’s back? Well, our gospel lesson from Matthew this morning is that proverbial straw. Jesus has entered into Jerusalem, he hast brought his ministry from the towns into the heart of Israel. He has cleared...
Prepaing for Sunday Worship: The Stone Drops

Prepaing for Sunday Worship: The Stone Drops

Historically, if we look at rebellions and revolutions they tend to end in either one of two ways. Either the revolution is successful or it is not. In the wars of Independence (1775-1783) the people who resided in what is now the United States of America wanted a...

Prayer Time: World Communion Sunday

This Sunday is World Communion Sunday. Christians from around the world will celebrate the holy mystery of communion. Together we will remember what God through Jesus Christ has done for us in the forgiving of our sins. Our relationship to one another is restored as...

In Whose Name

It was a high stakes take down. The lights and sirens were blaring, parked in such a way as to block in an offending car. The police approached the vehicle cautiously unsure of what might happen next. Fortunately, the suspect surrendered without a fight. Back at the...

Primer for Sunday: On Whose Authority?

What is the difference between intent and action? Is someone who intends to do a good deed, but does not follow through still a good person? What about an individual who had not intention of doing good, but then does it anyway? In our passage this morning Jesus is...

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