Narrative Lectionary, Third Sunday: Joseph

Note to self: Come up with a better way to title these posts. The third Sunday of the Narrative Lectionary has us learning about Joseph, the son of Jacob and Rachel, grandson of Isaac and Rebeka, and great grandson of Abraham. Read about him here. There’s a myth that I have never believed. I never [Read More…]

Narrative Lectionary, Second Sunday

In an effort to get up-to-date on posting about the Narrative Lectionary (for more information, check here), I’m going to post a couple of thoughts this week, then post next Sunday’s sermon next week. Week 2 of the narrative lectionary covered Genesis 15:1-6. This passage speaks as a visitation of God to Abram through a [Read More…]

Get Off Your Butt—A Sermon

A sermon based on 1 Kings 19:3-8 I watched a movie this weekend called Machine Gun Preacher. It’s based on the life of Sam Childers, played by Gerard Butler, a former drug-dealing biker tough guy who finds God and and a calling. His calling is to save orphaned children from being conscripted into the Sudanese [Read More…]