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Mar 30, 2020

Our sermon is based on John's story of Lazarus (John 11).

Where Jesus is, there is life. Jesus takes death and turns it into life. 

Mar 23, 2020

The gospel of John offers a wondrous story of how Jesus restores the sight of a man born blind. It is not just his eyes that see by the end of the story, but his heart. He sees Jesus. The other folks in the story? Not so much. In this time of Covid-19 disruptions, the question is, can we see the world as Christ does?...

Mar 16, 2020

Dear friends in Christ, our world is facing a challenge the likes of which have not been seen in many of our lifetimes. In the coming weeks we will be called anew to see and acknowledge those unnamed women at the well in our own communities. In the coming weeks, we may even see ourselves in the woman at the...

Mar 9, 2020

John 3:16 is one of the most known verses in the New Testament. It is part of the story of Nicodemus, who approaches Jesus one night to size up this miracle worker. Why does he need the cover of darkness? My guess is fear… of many things. His fear keeps him in the dark and his faith in the closet. All the while, Jesus...

Mar 2, 2020

We are taking the beginning steps in our forty day Lenten journey. These are forty days to slow down and examine ourselves, our relationship to God, and our relationship to our neighbors. Jesus begins his forty days after his baptism in the wilderness. Led by the Spirit, he fasts and is famished. The devil is...