a sermon for the 26th Sunday after Pentecost
The great temple of Jerusalem was the architectural jewel of the middle east, an everlasting monument to Herod’s power and wealth. But as Jesus walked through the temple, predicting its inevitable destruction, the people around him thought he was crazy.
a sermon for the 25th Sunday after Pentecost
The Sadducees wondered what happens to human relationships after we die. But Jesus knew that it was more important to look at our relationship with God.
a sermon for All Saints Sunday
In the original Greek language of the Gospels, “the poor” are called ptochoi. Ptochoi is word that literally means just what it sounds like – “the ones who are spat upon.”
In Luke’s Gospel, Jesus tells us, “blessed are the spat-upon.”