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Can I get a witness?

January 19, 2020
We have all been there. We have all been at a gathering of people, a dinner party say, and as you are introduced to people, inevitably the question of, “and…

2020 Vision

January 5, 2020
I always find that there is something refreshing about the beginning of a new year. I'm not one to do resolutions although I do try set goals or intentions for…

Responding in Faith

December 22, 2019
There are approximately 40 hymns or carols in our current Book of Praise in the section called, “Christmas”, of that 40 about 25 are fairly well known and we sing…

Peace in a time of Unrest

December 8, 2019
A while back, while in the middle of a really stressful week, my Mom texted me and asked, “is there anything I can do to help?” I snarkly replied, “put…

Ready or Not

December 1, 2019
The house we lived in when I was about 6 or 7 years old had a large lamp post out front. While this detail was often insignificant to me most…

Royal Worship

November 24, 2019
Many of you know that I have a degree in archaeology but what you may not know is that I also have a degree in “Religion and Culture”. Part of…

Rebuilding for God

November 10, 2019
Despite having been there, if I was standing in the middle of the Old city portion of Jerusalem and you asked me directions on how to get to the Western…

Restoration

October 27, 2019
Nearly every Saturday you will find me among the various booths of fresh produce and baked goods at the Farmer's Market. Throughout April to most of October the market is…

Hope for the Future

October 20, 2019
The passage that we read in the Book of Jeremiah today may seem, at first, like an odd choice.  In fact, the chapter that comes before the one we heard…