And a child shall lead them…

One week ago my congregation gathered in the sanctuary as we began the season of Lent by receiving the imposition of the ashes. Only a few hours before the worship service, news of the horrible event in Parkland, FL started to reverberate in our hallways. Over the past several days, we have learned a lot […]

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Are you afraid?

What scares you? That is the question I posed to 140 preschoolers one morning. For the 3, 4, and 5 year olds in the sanctuary, the answers were variable and expected: the dark, monsters, spiders, being alone, vegetables. Many adults might share a couple of those fears (I even know some who are scared of […]

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The Greatest

Have you ever wondered what it must be like to have the distinction of being the greatest at something? Muhammed Ali claimed to be the greatest, period. Roger Federer and Serena Williams have been declared the greatest tennis players of all time. Many people consider William Shakespeare to be the greatest writer, Mozart to be […]

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From Infamy to Peace

On this date, “a date which will live in infamy,” we mark the 75th anniversary of the attack on the Pearl Harbor naval base. With the deaths of over 2,500 people and the injuries sustained by over 1,000 others, the United States entered World War II, joining the side of the Allied Forces. The atrocity […]

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The Path Ahead

Now more than ever our country needs Christian leaders who will demonstrate the power of self-sacrificial love, who will speak out for justice and compassion for all people, and who will show that when we provide for the needs of the most vulnerable, everyone benefits.

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Breath

“All scripture is inspired by God and is useful for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness.” – 2 Timothy 3:16

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