A Tiny Sermon: Welcomed Home

First readingJoshua 5:9-12PsalmPsalm 32Second reading2 Corinthians 5:16-21GospelLuke 15:1-3, 11b-32 Whether you were baptized by immersion as a teenager, or baptized by sprinkling as a baby, we entered a new life at baptism.  Like the Israelites when they crossed the Jordan River, they tried the food of the land.  This marked a new life for them.  They … Continue reading A Tiny Sermon: Welcomed Home

1st Sunday After Christmas: Always Learning From God

1 Samuel 2:18-20, 26Psalm 148Colossians 3:12-17Luke 2:41-52 Jesus was in the Temple, at twelve years old. He had hidden from Joseph and Mary, and taught the elders in the temple. What marvelous things this pre-teen was saying! He was so knowledgeable of a God who surpasses in creativity. This God, who is His Father, is … Continue reading 1st Sunday After Christmas: Always Learning From God

Proper 17: Let us Help those made in the Image of God

READINGS FOR THE THIS SUNDAY First reading and Psalm Song of Solomon 2:8-13 Psalm 45:1-2, 6-9 Second reading James 1:17-27 Gospel Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 Like Spring, Jesus' teachings were a rebirth.  Ridding of man's traditions, Jesus wanted to get to the root of the Jewish religion: following God's original commands.  Jesus, among other things, wanted … Continue reading Proper 17: Let us Help those made in the Image of God

Proper 16: Covenant between God and Us, Meaning Being the Church

Hi everyone, Today marks another Sunday of me not going to church.  While I miss communion, I don't miss singing songs on how Jesus is God or listening to a alarmingly conservative sermon.  I've been enjoying sleeping in during my Home Church Sundays, so this Sunday is no different. In John 6:56-69, Jesus concludes his … Continue reading Proper 16: Covenant between God and Us, Meaning Being the Church