What is Truth?

March 11, 2018
On June 5th, 1989 photographs and video were taken of a thin young man in a white shirt and black pants. He is holding a white plastic bag in each…

I am… I am not!

March 4, 2018
The woman at the gate asks Peter, “You are not one of this man’s disciples are you?” Peter has been with Jesus since the very beginning.  I have this beautiful…

Lazarus is Dead…

February 18, 2018
So much talk of death in this passage.  Lazarus, described as the one Jesus loves, is dying; then said-to-be fallen asleep; and when the metaphor is dropped, the reality is…

Healing of the Man Born Blind

February 11, 2018
The disciples ask Jesus, “Who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?”  Or, more plainly, “What did he, or his parents do to deserve this?”  Behind…
As we move into our last few months together with me as your minister, perhaps your mind, like mine, is drawn to other farewells. Life is full of endings and…

Being Born Again

January 28, 2018
Again and again, throughout John’s gospel Jesus is referred to as the 'Light of the world.’ And, it seems, Nicodemus, like so many others, is being inextricably drawn to the…

Provocateur Extraordinaire!

January 21, 2018
In the gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke, this event often referred to as, “The Cleansing of the Temple,” happens near the end of Jesus’ ministry, and is presented as…

On the Third Day…

January 14, 2018
As we begin this passage, we begin a portion of John known by Biblical Scholars as, “The Book of Signs.” With its first words, we already hear echoes of the…

What are you seeking?

January 7, 2018
Jesus notices two young men following him and asks, “What are you seeking?” “What are you looking for?”

“Here I Am!”

October 15, 2017
“Why do we continue to read, explore, and mine these ancient scriptures of ours?  Why care about the lives of people living in times so very different from our own? …