REIGN OF CHRIST SUNDAY November 25, 2018 A sermon for the people of God at Bethesda United Church of Christ, Bethesda, MD 2 Samuel 23:1-7 It’s good to be back here, and to give Pastor Dee a week off. I truly enjoy worshipping with you. You might not know that I’ve had opportunity to be … More The Reign of Christ: let the Light shine through
…I have a million questions on what I’ve written (is it too long? is it too esoteric? is this what God wants me to say?) …I realize I either have to do laundry or wear a barrel …I can only find one of the shoes I want to wear …I write my “panic list” (DON’T … More The night before I preach…
That Family Resemblance – The “Kin-dom” of God Ephesians 1:3-14 A sermon offered to the people of God at Bethesda United Church of Christ July 15, 2018 It’s wonderful to be back here with you. The last time I subbed for Pastor Dee, many of you were on a bus headed to Baltimore for the … More That Family Resemblance – The “Kin-dom” of God
It’s hard to believe, but almost ten years ago, I began a journey towards becoming a pastor. At that time, I had only met a handful of women pastors, and NONE of them were in my denomination. I learned from them, laughed with them, cried with them… And they challenged ME to consider becoming a … More Blog Tour: There’s a Woman in the Pulpit
My sermons never go exactly as written… but here’s what I wrote (and I think came close to preaching). It’s all God’s anyway. 🙂 THiS is where the healing begins John 5:1-18 given to New Leaf Church in College Park, MD In my line of work, I see what can happen in a person’s life … More This is where the healing begins…
I’m kind of done with the election rhetoric. Of my party. Of the other party. Of the parties of the second part and the third part. Of parties, talking heads, editorials, commercials, PACs and committees. Enough. It’s easy enough to say that “you don’t have to go there.” But that assumes that everyone can read … More NO Alligators Allowed in the Pool!
Last week I had the opportunity to preach at our home church, Church in Bethesda. I hadn’t preached since Christmas Eve/Day last year. I was grateful for the opportunity… but wondered how it would go since I was feeling a little rusty. I shouldn’t have worried… It went well – in fact, my Beloved Bearded … More Beatitudes… A fresh perspective