Monthly Archives: June 2011

tired

I’m in the middle of working with the text for Sunday, Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30.  The end of that passage contains some of my favorite words from Jesus. “Come to me, all you that are weary and heavy laden, and I … Continue reading

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just this easy

  Our text this week was Matthew 10:40-42  ‘Whoever welcomes you welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me welcomes the one who sent me. Whoever welcomes a prophet in the name of a prophet will receive a prophet’s reward; and whoever welcomes … Continue reading

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just jargon?

Yesterday was Trinity Sunday – one of the more obscure and obtuse liturgical holidays.  Our text was 2 Corinthians 13:11-13 “Finally, brothers and sisters, farewell. Put things in order, listen to my appeal, agree with one another, live in peace; and the God … Continue reading

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tree of life

J and I went to see Terrence Malick‘s new film Tree of Life this weekend.  Most of what I want to say is that you should go see it.  Seriously.  Stop reading this, google the showtimes for your area, and … Continue reading

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naming and claiming the Spirit

Whew!  I’m still reeling from all the fun we had in worship yesterday.  There was a chaos processional.  We collected our first month of the 2 cents a meal offering and our offerings literally overflowed.  There was clapping and shouting … Continue reading

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