The Beggar King – a legend

November 24, 2013

Proud King Hagag sat on his throne in state, and the high priest, standing by his side, read from the Holy Book, as was his daily custom. He read these words: “For riches are not for ever: and doth the … Continue reading

When Church gets Messy

November 17, 2013

Isaiah 65:17-25; Matthew 18:1-5 Life is messy, and church life is no exception. There’s something in us that expects things to go smoothly, and we tend to be surprised when they don’t. But both science and faith teach us that … Continue reading

Making Peace with the Past

November 10, 2013

A YouTube video posted in 2010 tells the story of an American pilot who was shot down by a Romanian during WWII. They met again, 60 years later, in 2010. The video was shot in Romanian, so I don’t know … Continue reading

Marching with the Saints

November 3, 2013

2 Thessalonians 1:1-4, 11-12; Luke 19:1-10 Zacchaeus was a wee little man and a wee little man was he; He climbed up into a sycamore tree for the Lord he wanted to see. And when the Lord came riding by … Continue reading