A Sermon in Five from Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014 Please read Matthew 21:23-32 I remember an incident down in the Scranton Diocese of the Roman Catholic Church. This was many, many, years ago. It would be different now. I needed to visit a parishioner in one of the local hospitals, and was told by a […]
A colleague sent me a link to a photo. The signboard of the Rose City Park UMC in Portland Oregon had the following on it: “God prefers kind atheists over hateful Christians”. Wow! That hurts! That’s almost like if Jesus had told the temple authorities that tax collectors and prostitutes would enter the Realm of […]
A Sermon in Five from Sunday, Sept. 21 Please read Matthew 20: 1-16 We’ve been considering some of the marks of the church – reconciliation and forgiveness are two marks of the church. Reconciliation sets aside all the boundaries and divisions we place between us.