FIRST LESSON:  Genesis 1.26-27              Human beings are created in the Image of God as a part of what God calls “good.” SECOND LESSON:  Genesis 12.1-3              God promises to faithful Abraham that his seed shall the nations of the earth call blessed. THIRD LESSON:  Isaiah 9.2, 6-7              Christ’s birth and kingdom are foretold […]

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“All that Glitters”

I don’t know about you, but I’ve had several “Chicken Little moments” since the COVID-19 virus changed our way of life. You might remember “Chicken Little” from your childhood days. The abridged story goes something like this:  Chicken Little merrily walks in the forest one day when an acorn falls from a tree and hits the top of her little head. Chicken Little decides in that moment […]

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“Nada De Turbe”

Have you ever been worked up about something? I mean, REALLY worked up. Not necessarily angry, but upset or worried or afraid or troubled by whatever is happening around you. Or within you. Have you ever been worked up about something … and has your best friend, your spouse, your mom or dad looked up to ask you what the […]

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“Unknown”

This Sunday, we focus on a portion of what is known as Jesus’ “farewell address” to his disciples. This farewell encompasses a jam-packed two chapters in John’s Gospel, beginning with Chapter 14. It is here that we find the last of Jesus’ “I AM” sayings:  “I am the true vine and my Father is the vinegrower.” Not long before, Jesus and […]

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