When Your Iceberg Melts

When Your Iceberg Melts – Isaiah 1:1, 10-20 A book by John Kotter, Our Iceberg Is Melting, is a modern parable about penguins living on an iceberg for many, many generations. Then one curious bird discovers a potentially devastating problem. Their iceberg is...

Unlikely Disciples 2019

Unlikely Disciples 2019 1 Sam 16 1-13—Aug 4, 2019 Seeing a guy on his knees searching for something in the light of a streetlamp, a cop stepped up to him and asked him what he was looking for. “I lost my car keys”, said the man, still on his knees, groping around on...

What’s with Prayer?

What’s with Prayer? –  Luke 11:1-13 Mahatma Gandhi, said; “Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is a daily admission of one’s weakness.” He also said about prayer- “It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words...

“To Listen Is One Thing, to Hear, Another”

“To Listen Is One Thing, to Hear, Another” Psalm 15 and Luke 10:38-42 Our focus this morning is on “hearing”, but not the kind of hearing that begins with, “what did you say Dear?” Which makes me think of the story of the gentleman who was concerned about his wife’s...

Reimagining the World

Reimagining the World          Amos 7:7-17Luke 10:25-37 We have two wonderful stories beginning with Amos, the ancient prophet of Judah one the one hand and Jesus, the prophet with the new Voice, on the second. Let’s begin with Amos. At this point in time, the nation...

Finding Home Again

Finding Home Again — Psalm 90:1-4 & 12-17 4th of July is an integral part of our culture. Its also a fun day with celebrations and ritual that give our society cohesion. It is important. It reminds us of where our “home” is. Will Rogers once said that after...