The Time Is Now

The text of my sermon preached at Puyallup First Christian Church on Sunday, July 10, 2016. You may listen to the Scripture readings and the sermon on iTunes or on the church website. We know the man has an agenda, we just don’t know what it is.  He is a lawyer, an expert in religious law and…

Advent 2C worship pieces

CALL TO WORSHIP In the midst of violence and terror, we come seeking the presence of the Sacred. Surrounded by voices stoking panic and mistrust, we wait, listening for your Word for us. In confidence we will cast aside all fear, for the Holy One is at work in us, creating us for love and…

In the days of Advent–Standing on the Threshold

sermon begins with video clip of Lucy entering Narnia from the back of the wardrobe from “The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe, 2005, Walt Disney Pictures. I have always thought having a child in one’s life was great cover, a marvelous excuse to indulge in stories & music, art & play. With a child…