Abide ... Remain ... Stay ... Endure

The scriptures are always more than a little surprising as to what they reveal, especially when…


From Ashes to Fire

Years ago (more than 30!) I received a worship planning resource from my predecessor. It was a…


A People Set Apart

“You shall be holy, for I the Lord your God am holy.” Leviticus 19:2 As we approach holy week my…


Praying WITH the Psalms

WITH GOD’S PEOPLE In December 2021, I began my ministry with the people of St. John’s by changing…


Overwhelmed!

I’m sure it has happened in the past, and I’m absolutely confident it will happen again … I’m…


Eager Anticipation

"For the creation waits with eager longing for the revealing of the children of God." Romans 8:19…


A Bit of a Mess

"Give thanks always and for everything to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ."…


Our Extravagantly Generous God

"Or do you begrudge my generosity?" Matthew 20:15b The notion of a God who is extravagantly…


Fully Present God

"You make known to me the path of life; in Your presence there is fullness of joy." Psalm 16:11…


God’s Time

"Time is the most valuable thing a person can spend." Theophrastus, ancient Greek philosopher,…