The Gift of Love

December 16, 2018
  Three of the strongest emotions we experience in our lives are hate, envy and love.  The very foundational story of the creation of humanity by God reveals the personal…

The Gift of Peace

December 9, 2018
The Gift of Peace One of the greatest gifts that any human can hope for and that many in this world desperately long for is peace.  The history of the…

The Gift of Hope

December 2, 2018
  Throughout time, hope has ever remained one of the greatest gifts that we can offer to one another.  Amid whatever befalls us in life, knowing that we have hope…

LIFE IN THE MIDDLE

November 25, 2018
  Let’s be honest with ourselves. The last thing we expected to hear when we came to church today was a reading from the Gospel of John – especially one…

A New and Living Way

November 18, 2018
The letter to the Hebrews is very much true to its name. It was written to encourage Jews who were grappling with the new revelation of God in Jesus.  It…

We will remember them

November 11, 2018
It is often asked of chaplains: why do we serve?  What motivates men and women who preach of peace and love to stand with those who take up arms?  In…
  In the verses that proceed our reading today, Jesus is being tested by the Pharisees and Sadducees to determine whether he truly was the Son of God, the Messiah,…
  Imagine if you would that you were one of the disciples of Jesus. You have been able to follow and listen to the Son of God himself teaching you…

OUR COMMON WELFARE

October 7, 2018
  The Apostle James was one of the sons of Mary and a brother to Jesus.  He was one of the pillars of the new faith in Jerusalem.  His concern…
  In looking at the words of Paul in Romans 12, we find the apostle encouraging the people to work towards a harmonious relationship with each other and to recognize…