It’s All About Relationship

Mark 10:2-16 Take a moment to think about the important relationships in your life. Now, think about the boundaries and rules you set in those relationships. Do those rules and boundaries enhance your relationships or hinder them? Obviously, society as a whole sets rules and laws. Such rules are supposed to keep people safe and […]

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Why Welcoming Everyone is Crazy

Mark 3:20-35 Two Sundays ago I called the Norristown Courthouse eight times. Eight times. You see, a month ago, I received my fourth summons to appear in Norristown, PA for jury duty. Now this won’t be a rant about someone’s “civic responsibility” or bureaucracy, or the government, or whatever. Instead, I’m going to tell you […]

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Love in the Matrix

John 14:15-21 That was a scene from the last movie of the Matrix trilogy, Matrix Revolutions. Neo, a human being played by Keanu Reeves, meets a family. This “family” is made up of all computer programs in the virtual reality called the matrix. The father, Rama-Kandra, tells Neo that he loves his his daughter, Sati, […]

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The Same Love

Matthew 1:18-25, NRSV 18 Now the birth of Jesus the Messiah[a] took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been engaged to Joseph, but before they lived together, she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit. 19 Her husband Joseph, being a righteous man and unwilling to expose her to public disgrace, […]

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