Sunday’s Reading for July 12, 2020

Sunday’s Reading for July 12, 2020

Lesson: Isaiah 55:10-13 Reading 10 As the rain and the snow come down from heaven, and do not return there until they have watered the earth, making it bring forth and sprout, giving seed to the sower and bread to the eater, 11 so shall my word be that goes out from...
“Yes, I do love, BUT . . .”

“Yes, I do love, BUT . . .”

I love my theological seminary. I really do. One of the reasons I chose to serve at Bethesda, following my retirement, is the opportunity to work under our Rector, a graduate of the same fine seminary, for I admire him. The other reason is due to my bride, who wanted...
Sunday’s Reading for July 5, 2020

Sunday’s Reading for July 5, 2020

Lesson: Zechariah 9:9-12 Reading 9 Rejoice greatly, O daughter Zion! Shout aloud, O daughter Jerusalem! Lo, your king comes to you; triumphant and victorious is he, humble and riding on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey.10 He will cut off the chariot from...
It begins with me

It begins with me

What does it mean to be a person of faith in America right now? I ponder this question, as our country witnesses the murder of unarmed African Americans by civilians and police, time and time again. Each act seems to feed off the one before it, becoming more virulent,...
Sunday’s Reading for June 28, 2020

Sunday’s Reading for June 28, 2020

Lesson: Jeremiah 28:5-9 Reading 5 The prophet Jeremiah spoke to the prophet Hananiah in the presence of the priests and all the people who were standing in the house of the LORD; 6 and the prophet Jeremiah said, “Amen! May the LORD do so; may the LORD fulfill the...