Enemies, Retribution and Women Giving Birth – a Sermon on Jonah

Pieter Lastman Jonah (public domain)

(Sermons, so much better when heard that read. click above to listen along!) Once in the middle of the night, I was watching bad Christian television on cable and when I was well past the point of delirium there was Bible trivia game show on. I was feeling pretty proud about getting so many answers [Read More...]

“In The Beginning”: A Sermon on the Occasion Of Paula’s Baptism


Some of us in this congregation were baptized as infants, some as children some as teenagers, some as adults and some of you – and I’m not naming names, but some of you were baptized more than once. As for me, I was 12 when I was baptized and I remember so much of it…I [Read More...]