The sermon starts at 25:25 There is no birth narrative in Mark, no stories of childhood; nothing before fully grown Jesus came to John at the Jordan River to be baptized. Mark is a person of as few words jumps right in. He doesn’t waste any words in his short and to the point Gospel.
Author: Rev. Linda Taupier
Click to start video – Sermon is at 49:35 It might be difficult for us to imagine total darkness. The birth of Jesus is on our calendar close to the winter solstice-for us, the darkest time of the year. But we don’t ‘sit in darkness’. We have electricity so we could have light 24/7 if
Click to start video – Sermon is at 54:45 I speak to you in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Amen Let me begin today with a quote from Br. Jim Woodrum, SSJE “We should look for God in our midst through the lives of our neighbors. Jesus articulates in
Click to start video – Sermon is at 34:30 Do you ever wonder about fairness? Life doesn’t always seem fair and sometimes it seems so unfair we just can’t wrap our heads around it. Some wonder why God ‘let this happen’. There have been times in my life when I’ve felt something unfair and I’ve
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CLICK HERE to watch the sermon. This is a difficult Gospel to hear and understand. I’ve been hearing this all my life and just now, this time around, I have a clearer understanding. For me, in this time and space the Gospel goes to the heart of racial disparity in our country. I am an
Click here for the video of the sermon. This is Good Shepherd Sunday and I have a hard time with the picture of Jesus as a white man in a puffy, clean white cloak while holding a cute little lamb. Jesus was talking with a group that understood sheep and shepherds. They would not
Click here for Video of Sermon. Alleluia! Christ Is Risen Yet, the disciples (except for Thomas and of course Judas) were locked in a room and full of fear. Jesus came into the room and said, ‘Peace be with you’. He didn’t come and ask them where they’d been or why they were hidden in
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