It Begins With Baptism

February 22, 2015

We use the three year cycle of lectionary readings at Gordon United – readings agreed on by the worldwide church to help us hear as much of the Bible as possible in the course of 3 years. In each year, … Continue reading

Tolkien’s Transfiguration

February 15, 2015

It’s hard to miss the phenomenon that is The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movies over the last ten years. Many who would never read the books have seen the movies. Dragons and elves, hobbits and dwarves have … Continue reading

Healed to Serve

February 8, 2015

Isaiah 40:21-31; Psalm 147 Part One, p. 869 VU; Mark 1:29-30 I’ve always had something of a mixed reaction to the story from Mark’s Gospel. The first is: Seriously? The first thing she does when she gets out of her … Continue reading

Possessed!

February 1, 2015

Psalm 111 p.833; Mark 1:21-28 Possession. A scary word that conjures up images from “The Exorcist” or “The Omen” or the latest equivalent. It’s an idea that continues to haunt people. Hardly a year goes by without at least one … Continue reading