This Sunday’s epistle reading is one of the very best known. Frequently called the “Love Chapter,” 1 Corinthians 13 is indeed about love. It is also completely appropriate for a wedding, or an anniversary, or lots of other occasions. However, is this the reason Paul wrote it? As both sermons make clear, Paul wrote this […]
We all want to belong
Ah, belonging. There are few things more necessary to the psychological health of the human person than a feeling of belonging. We all want to belong, be part of the team, be part of the group, be part of the family. This is simply part of what it means to be human and most of […]
Let’s talk giving. No really, let’s.
There are some topics that preachers aren’t supposed to touch and giving is at least two of them. Tempting as it is to say that I don’t really know why, I do know why. Money is a touchy topic almost everywhere; the church is no exception. For better or worse, and mostly worse, there is […]