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Resurrection for All

22 Apr, 2019

“We had imagined that resurrection is just about Jesus… but… resurrection is about the whole of creation, it is about history, it is about every human who has ever been conceived, sinned, suffered, and died, every animal that has lived and died...

Sitting Shiva on the Day of Tears

22 Apr, 2019

Matthew's gospel on the Day of Tears (aka Good Friday) leaves us with Mary of Magdala, and “the other Mary” sitting there facing the tomb after all others have left. I wonder if this was perhaps the beginning of sitting shiva (a traditional 7...

A Messiah of Contradictions

15 Apr, 2019

Holy week begins today. It is a week that should disturb us, break us out of our complacency, our detachment, our illusions. If you dare to walk all of it, you will find yourself confronted with life itself and all that life brings in its...

The Prodigal Son

11 Mar, 2019

The parable of the prodigal son, told in Luke 15, is a complex story with many, many facets and lessons to consider. It feels like too much to address in a single sermon with a single theme. Therefore, I've decided to tacle this as a three part...

Get Up, Go Ahead, Do Something

04 Mar, 2019

A few weeks ago we talked about the importance of mindfulness, non-judging and respectful awareness. The ability to meet life from a place of clarity and groundedness. And the key to being mindful was stopping – meditating, praying, slowing...

Going into Deep Water

11 Feb, 2019

We all know how it feels to share really good news… think of the folks in 1928 the year sliced bread came on the market. “Harriet, have you tried the new sliced bread yet? It’s amazing! All the slices are the same size and they aren’t squished...

In the Face of Rejection

04 Feb, 2019

Our focal scripture for this week is Luke 4:21-30 where Jesus is run out of his hometown. The context of this passage is important for our understanding, so let me give you the sequence of events in Luke up to this point. The Gospel of Luke, of...


28 Jan, 2019

(This is the final message in a series on the Four Noble Truths of Buddhism.) In studying the different world religions, I have found that each has its strength. Buddhism very strongly brings the concept of mindfulness into the spiritual...


Rooted and Rising Above

21 Jan, 2019

(This is Week Three in a sermon series on the Four Noble Truths of Buddhism.) Two weeks ago, Jerry Belland began our sermon series talking about the First Noble Truth of Buddhism, Dukkha or the inevitability of suffering in our lives. He shared...

Velcro Nature

14 Jan, 2019

(Part two in a four part sermon series on the Four Noble Truths of Buddhism.) The First Noble Truth of Buddhism, that life inevitably involves suffering (dukkha). Nisargadatta, a Hindu guru of nondualism, clarifies, that "pain is physical,...