“The Rich Man and His Wall”

~ Luke 16:19-31/Amos 6:1, 4-7 ~ The history of the world is replete with walls. Walls for all kinds of purposes. There are fortress walls, built to defend against invaders. European medieval castles, great sandstone fortresses in Mali, frontier stockades, the Great Wall of China – all designed to keep … Read More

Join Us for Worship Sunday, September 29, 2019, 10:30am

~ “The Rich Man and His Wall” ~ Walls divide rich from poor – a reality of our world. Jesus told a story about a rich man and his wall. How did that turn out for him – in the end? This Sunday we talk about ‘walls’ – not just … Read More

Community Forum – The Struggle for Racial Justice in Europe and America – Monday, September 30, 7pm

~ With Rev. Arlington Trotman, International Peacemaker ~ … Read More

“O Brother, Where Art Thou?”

~ Psalm 55:1-8/James 1:2-4, 12 ~ Introduction In the genre of “Christian” movies, it’s probably the best of them all. Of course, it wasn’t produced to be a Christian movie. The Coen brothers would never think in such terms. After all, they’ve made some decidedly not “Christian” movies, such as … Read More

“Is Empathy a Liberal Emotion?”

~ Matthew 15:29-37/Philippians 4:1-4 ~ Last year about this time, in the wake of the Brett Kavanaugh hearings, in the midst of the emerging MeToo movement and the initial reports of family separations at the border, I came across a blog written by a politically-conservative Christian who was lamenting – … Read More

Join Us for Worship Sunday, September 15, 2019, 10:30am

~ “Is Empathy a Liberal Emotion” ~ Empathy is a good thing, right? Listening, feeling, connecting – helping us to be compassionate people, right? Yet, there are those who claim empathy is not a good thing. Feeling other people’s pain hinders us from making good decisions, especially when it comes … Read More