Four

Lots of science-fiction movies and television shows talk about "other dimensions." Most often, the word is used to mean a "parallel universe" or something like that. "There are aliens attacking us from another dimension!" Or, "That person looks just like you, but he has a goatee! He must be the 'you' from another dimension!" But … Continue reading Four

“I am Going to Die”

This is an adapted form of the sermon I preached this morning. The text was Mark 9:30-37. I am going to die. It’s true. I don’t like to think about it too often, but a day is coming, perhaps a long way off, or perhaps not, when I will die. That’s uncomfortable, isn’t it? And … Continue reading “I am Going to Die”

Funerals are Good

Day 6 of Walking and Blogging. I got 11,804 steps in so far today, and I'm about to blog. So, a successful day 6. The local funeral home is less than a half mile from my church. I generally walk there when I have a funeral. This evening, I had a viewing to attend, and … Continue reading Funerals are Good

Lifted Up the Pole

This is an adapted version of the sermon I preached this morning, the Fourth Sunday of Lent (year B). The gospel text was John 3:14-21. This was my first time preaching after a major winter storm came through our area nine days ago, knocking out power for several days.  An illustration for this sermon came … Continue reading Lifted Up the Pole