Audio of sermon preached for Epiphany Sunday at St. John’s UCC, Bongards,MN.
… long before you were deemed “responsible enough” to hold an open flame, you were still given the Christmas Eve candle, and reminded that you would be holding the Light of Christ, so be careful… Read More
One of my favorite art exercises is to combine the traditionally black & white paper cutting design called notans with the art technique of putting alcohol inks on yupo paper. The results are always a burst of color and energy. I recently was commissioned to design a cover for a Christian education brochure and catalog… Read More
“Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign. Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.” Read More
“you getting good to try and impress my daughter?!” It was the offhand comment made by the basketball coach at the first practice of the season – the one that my son is still stewing about three weeks later. Mind you, my 6th grade son is not the best kid on the team. He is… Read More
Audio of today’s sermon for St. John’s UCC, Bongards, MN. November 10, 2019 Listen here: ISAISH’S Sufferibg Servant From the sermon series Isaiah’s Prophetic Vision. Nov. 2019
LET’S BE A COMMUNITY OF FAITH Membership and community have some basic fundamental differences: Membership is exclusive … Community is inclusive. Membership is closed… Community is open. Membership says “do you belong?”… Community says “you belong here.” Membership has limited resources… Community has unlimited potential. Membership lives in scarcity… Community lives in abundance. Membership requires buy… Read More