July 29, 2018 Reflection: The Gleaners

July 31, 2018

Reflection: The Gleaners July 29, 2018 Ruth 2:1-23 My paternal grandmother, my Oma, was involved for years with an organization in San Diego called “The Gleaners”. The Gleaners would gather donated produce from groves and farms all over the area; … Continue reading

July 22, 2018: Ruth, Naomi and Mara

July 24, 2018

Reflection: Ruth, Naomi and Mara July 22, 2018 Ruth 1:1-22 What is it you long for? When we are very young, we live moment to moment. In the moment, we may believe that that chocolate bar at the checkout counter … Continue reading

July 15, 2018 – John’s Love Letter: Part 4 ~ The Perfection of Love

July 17, 2018

Reflection: John’s Love Letter: Part 4 ~ The Perfection of Love July 15/18 The picture on the front of your bulletin today is one that I first came across as a child on a road trip to California with my … Continue reading

July 8, 2018: John’s Love Letter Part 3

July 11, 2018

Reflection: John’s Love Letter: Part 3 July 8, 2018 1 John 4:1-6 Back in May, a young preacher named Matt Powell sat for an interview with atheist YouTuber Skylar Fiction. Powell had become known online for saying things like atheists … Continue reading

July 1, 2018 John’s Love Letter Part 2

Reflection:John’s Love Letter: Part 2 July 1, 2018 1 John 1:5-2:2; John 8:2-11 It’s happened. The thing you’ve always feared, the thing that keeps you awake at night. Your secret is out, and now people KNOW. They know what you’ve … Continue reading

June 24: John’s Love Letter Part 1

Reflection: John’s Love Letter: Part 1 June 24, 2018 1 John 1:1-4; John 1:14-16 A colleague of mine posted a meme on Facebook the other day that said, “The religious person will always do what they are told, no matter … Continue reading