Ready or Not!

The phrase “Easter is coming” has been bouncing around in my head for the past few weeks.  Sometimes it was said with great enthusiasm and excitement.  Looking forward with joy to the day when this long season of Lent, this season of solemn sobriety and self-reflection, would be over, and we would get to celebrate … More Ready or Not!

Soil and Spirit

Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21 1 “Beware of practicing your piety before others in order to be seen by them; for then you have no reward from your Father in heaven. 2 “So whenever you give alms, do not sound a trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, so that … More Soil and Spirit

Baptized by Love

Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 15 As the people were filled with expectation, and all were questioning in their hearts concerning John, whether he might be the Messiah, 16 John answered all of them by saying, “I baptize you with water; but one who is more powerful than I is coming; I am not worthy to untie … More Baptized by Love