The church season of Advent begins this Sunday. The theme of Advent is expectation as we spend our time reading and reflecting on preparing to celebrate Jesus birth and what that meant and means to us and the world. I often reflect on our personal journey through Advent and how we prepare ourselves, but Jesus’… Read More Advent Hope
An important element of Luke’s story of the resurrected Jesus appearing to the two followers of Jesus on the road to Emmaus that I want to draw our attention to is the disappointment the two followers express. They say in chapter 24, verse 21, “But we had hoped that he was the one to redeem… Read More Fallen Hopes
This is going to be a different sermon today. Today I am inviting you to join me on the journey I have followed this week while seeking what God would have me say about this passage, Luke 13:31-35. I believe that we are called to seek new understanding, to open ourselves to new revelation, to… Read More Jesus As A Hen?
It might sound funny but, sometimes I think we are scared of hope. In the broken world we live in, we can get tricked or taken in by those who promise good, but who do something else. Think about all the advertising we encounter in our day. Everything from cars to washing soap promise us our life… Read More Scared of Hope?