“Spiritual DNA”

I John 3:1-7 “Spiritual DNA” Introduction: “See what love the Father has given us, that we should be called the children of God, and that is what we are.” In this month’s issue of The Rotarian magazine, there is an article by A.J. Jacobs entitled “Theory of Relativity.” Jacobs explains that for the first time, as a result of advances … Read More

“If We . . . “

I John 1:5 – 2:2 “If We . . . “ Introduction Easter Sunday is a week behind us now. We have a few lilies left in the sanctuary, maybe a few leftover chocolate eggs at home. But more importantly the joy of resurrection has been proclaimed, and the alleluias have been sung. We have celebrated the empty tomb and a … Read More

“How the Story Ends

Mark 16:1-8 “How the Story Ends” Introduction You do not have to have been in church on Easter Sunday many times to know the way this Easter story is supposed to end: “He is not here. He is risen. Jesus is alive! Hallelujah! Spread the Good News! So it is a shock to stop with this ending in Mark’s gospel. … Read More