As we listen to the scriptures this week we focus on our attention on first listening to the Lord. This listening with the ear of the heart is vital to our prophetic response to see where and how the Lord is calling us. In the midst of this we also remember this weekend the Rev. … Continue reading God is Calling You, Come and See!
Sunday Sermon for January 10, 2021, the Baptism of the Lord, Year B Readings: Is 42:1-4, 6-7; Acts 10:34-38; Mk 1:7-11 In the Gospel reading today, St. Mark tells us “Jesus came from Nazareth and was baptized in the Jordan by John.” There is no commentary from the Evangelist, nothing is said about the conversation … Continue reading Baptized for God’s Glory, Empowered By the Spirit
https://youtu.be/Xx3nTsFJEQE?t=47 This week we recall the Three Kings who saw a light in the stars and decided to follow it, leading them to the Christ Child. In their search they found themselves in the palace of the King. Herod was not about to have someone threaten his power. However, the Kings, or the Magi having … Continue reading Let Your Little Light Shine! Share to Good News of Jesus Christ!
This weekend we reflect on the great gift of family and the unity and strength that comes from prayer and praise. It is fitting that the first Sunday after Christmas is always the Feast of the Holy Family. With the birth of Jesus the love of Joseph and Mary is complete as they build a … Continue reading Celebrate Family, A Unity of Love & Praise
This Christmas is one unlike any we have know in our life time. When the world, the Church, and our society has been in crisis what does it mean for us to celebrate the birth of the Savior at Christmas. Often we try to make things as they've always been. We decorate, we shop and … Continue reading Christmas a Time for Rebirth and Renewal
This week we celebrate the 4th Sunday of Advent, Although we may not realize it but God's providential care is available for us and provides for us now and always. God cares and has a plan for each of our lives. To often we find ourselves, confused wondering and watching for things to happen for … Continue reading God’s Providential Care, Is for All of Us!
This week we are called to find in our faith and relationship with Jesus Christ the ability to Rejoice. Often hardship and difficulty are cause for great sadness, but for the person of faith we know that the Lord is in control. There is an old saying, "The world can't take away my joy, because … Continue reading Rejoice In the Lord, for He is our Strength! ¡Alegrense siempre en el Señor, porque Es nuestra Fuerza!
Be the Voice in the Desert! Crying out for Justice, Peace and Equality We are entering the second week of our Advent Journey. I cannot tell you how often I've wondered if a voice can really make a difference. Whether or not my speaking and standing for justice will make a difference. As a preacher … Continue reading Be The Voice in the Desert!
As we draw to a close this day I could not conclude without remembering the millions in our world who have died of this deadly disease. Although we are facing the worst health crisis in 100 years with the rapid spread of the corona virus there are still many in our nation living with the … Continue reading World AIDS Day
A New time, a New Season, A New Hope! This year we are entering into a year of great hope and blessing. The first Sunday of Advent marks a new liturgical Year. Advent reminds us that we are a People that remain hopeful that God is able to do great things in our lives. We … Continue reading Waiting, Watching in Hope. God is doing Great things in our Lives!