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April 2006

He is Risen!

The final entry of our Lenten reflections is actually the first of the Easter season. The Lenten fast is over; we celebrate …

Holy Saturday

Today I will meet for a final interview with our baptismal candidates. The weekend has been profound; I am humbled by the …

Good Friday

It seems appropriate to quote Wesley on faith and justification for our Good Friday reflection. What Wesley unfortunately did not make explicit, …

Maundy Thursday, April 13, 2006

This evening we begin our trip through the weekend of the Passion with our Maundy Thursday service. As we go through the …

Nuclear Material

It is Holy Week, but I have to alert readers to continued distortion of news material in the US press — or …

April 12, 2006

Wesley’s thirteenth and final discourse on the Sermon on the Mount returns to encapsulate many of the themes of the earlier sermons. …

April 11, 2006

Wesley’s 12th Discourse on the Sermon on the Mount focuses on “false prophets.” Today such language can make us extremely uncomfortable. It …

April 10, 2006

The past few days finally caught up with my blogging. Sermon preparation took priority, as well as board meeting and getting Carl …