PREACHER’S POST: EASTER 2016

Easter is a joyous event when we celebrate new life—resurrection—new Easter dresses—the Easter Rabbit and Easter egg hunts. [I must say the PR people for the Hare/Rabbit thing need to ramp up their efforts. The Easter Hare, not rabbit, first appears in Lutheran Germany around 1682, and provided another opportunity for grown-ups to warn kids… Read more »

PREACHER’S POST FROM THE DESK OF BRIAN MAYO

Deeds of Power  Luke 19:28-40 “After Jesus had said this, he went on ahead, going up to Jerusalem. As he approached Bethphage and Bethany at the hill called the Mount of Olives, he sent two of his disciples, saying to them, ‘Go to the village ahead of you, and as you enter it, you will… Read more »

Another rainy day…

Another rainy day…another day of choosing my attitude through my willingness to surrender to what is rather than the way it would be if I was running the universe. But it’s the only hope I have of any joy and peace. Trying to will that which cannot be willed by controlling “people, places, and things”… Read more »

Forgiveness

This next Sunday I’m tackling the need to practice forgiveness in our lives. If there is one thing that is a game-changer, forgiveness may be that one thing. What’s been your experience around forgiveness? If you’re willing to risk some vulnerability…it would be helpful to all of us to connect around our experience of how… Read more »