We had some technical difficulty with the sermon video this week, so here is the text of the sermon: Jesus Tempted in the Desert As most of you know, my wife is my partner in ministry
Let me introduce you to… I love introducing people I admire to each other. Have you ever had the experience when two people, perhaps from different parts of your life, are in the same place and
When Valentine’s Day meets Ash Wednesday This year two seemingly diametrically opposed holidays share the same date of Feb 14. Although Valentine’s Day and Ash Wednesday appear to contain competing attitudes and emotions, I want to
The Parable of the Sower is well known passage of Scripture, and one of the few times that Jesus gives a detailed explanation of what He meant.
Doing Lent Together I want to share with you an opportunity during the Lenten season that gives me great excitement! Lent starts on February 14th with Ash Wednesday. Whether you are in snowy Detroit, ‘wintering in
Today we want to talk about the second healing in Matt 8, The Centurion's servant, and this Centurion’s REMARKABLE faith. What made his faith so remarkable? He said, “Speak the word only!”
“Lord, If you want to, you can make me clean” In last week’s “Words from the Rector” we wrote about how there are no wasted words in Scripture. We looked at a short phrase, ‘On the
Today we have a familiar story in our Gospel reading, both to us church goers, but also to culture in general; Jesus turning Water to Wine. The story itself is simple and spectacular enough, but this
What did he mean by that? Have you ever been in a conversation with someone and they say something that makes you think later, “What did he mean by that?”. Perhaps it was a little ‘throw
Our Scripture today talks about a kind of gift that sometimes gets completely ignored. Some of us may be unaware of these gifts, or may not fully understand how to use them.
A Renewed Mind Neuroplasticity is a fascinating field. It refers to our nervous system’s ability to change, throughout life, in response to internal and external stimuli. Researchers have been studying for years how our brains develop