No Longer Ashamed

Readings for the Second Sunday after the Epiphany Isaiah 62:1-5; 1 Corinthians 12:1-11; John 2:1-11 There is perhaps no experience that is so enduringly painful as shame. Many of us can still vividly recall a moment of great embarrassment from our childhood even...

Through Water and Fire

Readings for the Baptism of Our Lord Isaiah 43:1-7; Romans 6:1-11; Luke 3:15-22 Every year during the season of Epiphany we celebrate Jesus’ baptism by John at the Jordan River. What is the significance of this event, and what does it tell us about our own...

St. Paul Potluck this Sunday

Tomorrow, Jan. 6th, is our congregational New Member Potluck at 11:30 AM in school gym! Meat and drinks will be provided. Please bring a dish to share. Our hosts will be the Board of Elders and our guests of honor will be all those who have joined our congregation in...

New Testament Reading Challenge 2019!

Are you looking for ways to grow closer to God in the coming new year? Join me in reading through the books of the New Testament in 2019. You can find video resources, a reading plan, and a forum for discussion at a website I’ve created just for this purpose:...

Standing on God’s Promise

Readings for the Fourth Sunday in Advent Micah 5:2-5a; Hebrews 10:5-10; Luke 1:39-56           “Don’t get your hopes up — I’ll believe it when I see it — Don’t count your chickens before they hatch!” Such popular expressions...