The Rhythm of God’s Grace (Sermon)

This is an adapted form of the sermon I preached this morning, the Sixth Sunday after Epiphany. It was also the celebration of the Holy Baptism of two infants, Riley and Aiden Miller. The text I preached on was the second reading, 1 Corinthians 3:1-9. You can watch a video of this sermon here. Good … Continue reading The Rhythm of God’s Grace (Sermon)

It Begins with Water and Promise (Sermon)

This is an adapted version of the sermon I preached on Sunday, January 8, 2023, The Baptism of Our Lord. The gospel text was Matthew 3:13-17. The video of the sermon hasn't yet been posted to YouTube -- when it is, hopefully I'll remember to replace this sentence with a link to it. This is … Continue reading It Begins with Water and Promise (Sermon)

Labyrinth #70: Shanteel Serenity Walk, Sellersville, PA

I enjoy walking labyrinths. Labyrinths are maze-like structures that have been used as spiritual tools for centuries. There are many of them around, and I am in the habit of trying to visit a lot of them. For more information about labyrinths, check out The Labyrinth Society.¬†Find where labyrinths are in your area at the … Continue reading Labyrinth #70: Shanteel Serenity Walk, Sellersville, PA

Pulled Along by the Water

I took another nostalgic road trip today. It was kind of like the trip I took a few weeks ago, when I drove to Minersville, the town I lived in for the first four years of my life, and also the town that I experienced in a powerfully spiritual way when I received the vision … Continue reading Pulled Along by the Water

Stir Me Up! (A Trip to the Headwaters)

A few days ago, I made another pilgrimage out to the coal country of Schuylkill County, the place where I was born. It was something of a sequel to the trip I made almost six years ago. That day, I visited Minersville, the old mining town where I spent the first four years of my … Continue reading Stir Me Up! (A Trip to the Headwaters)

Emmaus Labyrinth #57: Biddle Mission Park, Carlisle, PA

This is one of a series of posts about a trip I took to walk labyrinths in July 2022. See this post to see why I refer to these labyrinths as my "Emmaus labyrinths." Note: the numbering refers not to how many labyrinths I walked on this trip, but to the total number I've blogged … Continue reading Emmaus Labyrinth #57: Biddle Mission Park, Carlisle, PA

Emmaus Labyrinth #54: St. James Presbyterian Church, Enola, PA.

This is one of a series of posts about a trip I took to walk labyrinths in July 2022. See this post to see why I refer to these labyrinths as my "Emmaus labyrinths." Note: the numbering refers not to how many labyrinths I walked on this trip, but to the total number I've blogged … Continue reading Emmaus Labyrinth #54: St. James Presbyterian Church, Enola, PA.

Emmaus Labyrinth #53: Unity Church of Harrisburg

This is one of a series of posts about a trip I took to walk labyrinths in July 2022. See this post to see why I refer to these labyrinths as my "Emmaus labyrinths." Note: the numbering refers not to how many labyrinths I walked on this trip, but to the total number I've blogged … Continue reading Emmaus Labyrinth #53: Unity Church of Harrisburg

You Are … (Sermon)

This is an adapted version of the sermon I preached this morning, the Baptism of Our Lord. The gospel text was Matthew 3:13-17. When my wife and I were expecting our children, we thought a lot about what we would name them. It was an important decision, and there were a lot of things to … Continue reading You Are … (Sermon)