Monthly Archives: February 2016

Joshua 5:9-12

  Joshua 5:9-12 “Today I have rolled away from you the disgrace of Egypt.” The Israelites had left Egypt a long time ago. A new generation has grown up knowing only wandering. In the last few days they have crossed over the Jordan into a… Continue reading




“Jesus is a Rock in a Weary Land,”

“Jesus is a Rock in a Weary Land,” Refrain Jesus is a rock in a weary land, a weary land, a weary land; my Jesus is a rock in a weary land, a shelter in a time of storm.   No one can do like… Continue reading




Psalm 46

  Psalm 46 As human history continues to unfold, we continue to see conflict occur over and over. We yearn for peace, yet we still see the brokenness of humanity as it insists on its own way. While we may catch glimpses of peace here… Continue reading




Luke 13:1-9 # 2

  Luke 13:1-9 # 2 Who are you in Luke’s telling of the fig tree parable? Are you the landowner, or the gardener? Perhaps you are the tree or even the manure. The landowner has all but given up on his investment, but the gardener… Continue reading




Luke 13:1-9

  Luke 13:1-9 Whose sin is greater? Yours or theirs? Ever played that comparison game? Our current culture puts a great deal of emphasis on competition. Competition in sports, in the arts, in work, in politics, almost everywhere. So it seems natural for us to… Continue reading




1 Corinthians 10:1-13

  1 Corinthians 10:1-13 Upon first reading, I find this passage to be rather scary. Honestly, it is not in the top ten of my go to bible passages. Why would it be? I do not want to hear that if I do something that… Continue reading




Psalm 63:1-8

  Psalm 63:1-8 Have you ever been unable to praise God? Have there been periods of your life where love for God seems distant and far away, like a fading memory? Perhaps you have dealt with depression and wondered where God really was. From time… Continue reading




Isaiah 55:1-9

  Isaiah 55:1-9 This passage from Isaiah is almost counterintuitive, especially when read during the season of Lent. “Come, buy wine and milk without money and without price.” What is God doing here? What about self-denial and giving to the poor? Is God really freely… Continue reading




Lift High the Cross,

Lift High the Cross, The text for today’s hymn can not be published due to copyright limitations. We apologize for the inconvenience. Before Becoming a pastor I worshiped at a Lutheran church That has a very tall cross in front of the entrance to the… Continue reading




Jesus is a Rock in a Weary Land,”

Jesus is a Rock in a Weary Land,”   Refrain Jesus is a rock in a weary land, a weary land, a weary land; my Jesus is a rock in a weary land, a shelter in a time of storm.   No one can do… Continue reading