Baptism

Dec
7

9 Pentecost 2019 Proper 14

Our Gospel reading begins with Jesus saying, “Fear not little flock, it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom.” It seems an odd way to begin a conversation, don’t you think?  “Don’t worry, God wants to give you His kingdom.”  If this feels a bit abrupt to you, you are feeling it […]

Dec
7

1 Epiphany 2019

The story is told about a drunk who stumbled along a baptismal service on Sunday afternoon down by the river. He proceeded to walk down into the water with the people and stood next to the Preacher. The minister turns and notices the old drunk and says, “Mister, Are you ready to find Jesus?” The […]