Absolution-Powerful Ways That God Kneels In The Mud For You

Jesus died for sinners. Jesus did not die for people who are okay, great or doing just fine on my own, thank you. Jesus did not die for the righteous, for those who don’t believe they have any sin or who believe they are decent human beings without need for a savior. Jesus died for…

What do you need?

Do you need God’s answer to the hurt and brokenness in our world and in our lives? That is do you need Jesus? Yes you do and so do I. But are you acknowledging God’s answer to your need in Jesus? Maybe, maybe not. Maybe your playing around with it, not taking it too seriously,…

Powerful Ways That God Kneels In The Mud For You

During this Lenten Observance season I will be spending some extra time sharing my thoughts on the sacraments in a weekly series, “God kneeling in the mud.” I know that my readers come from a variety of faith backgrounds with different understandings of the sacraments, please know, I’m not trying to convince anyone, but simply…

Not Alone During Christmas

Walking through the nursing home years ago, still a fresh and green pastor, on my way to visit a parishioner in rehab. I never spent a lot of time in nursing homes before this, hospitals yes, but never nursing homes. I didn’t know, I didn’t realize how many grandmas and grandpas, honored veterans and someone’s…