The Pointing of the Finger (Sermon)

This is an adapted version of the sermon I preached this morning. The text I preached on was Isaiah 58:9b-14. One verse. One single verse arrested my attention as I prepared for this sermon. The very first verse from our first reading in Isaiah. One verse, yet it overwhelmed me with its power and truth. … Continue reading The Pointing of the Finger (Sermon)

Words are for Building Up, Not Tearing Down

This is an adapted form of the sermon I preached this morning. The gospel text was Mark 3:20-35. It was also the celebration of three baptisms -- I've changed the names of the children baptized for this blog.  Good morning, David and Lily. Good morning, Megan. I’m so glad you’re here today. I’m really excited … Continue reading Words are for Building Up, Not Tearing Down