The Holy Innocents

The Bible just never lets us off the hook. There’s no coasting. No relaxing. The church has just celebrated Christmas, with all the familiar, comforting stories. The sweet carols.  Angels and shepherds. And little baby Jesus, sleeping in heavenly peace. Candlelight and lullabies. The Christmas story is sweet and wonderful. It is a tender story […]

Alt- Empire

A sermon delivered August 27, 2017 at Parkwood Presbyterian Church, Jenison MI. I appeal to you therefore, brothers and sisters, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds, […]

The End,The Beginning.

Over the next few days Christians will be reading and listening to some well-known Bible stories. Some will hear these stories and wonder, Did this really happen? How can this be true? virgin births, moving stars, angels, magi…. Friends, this Christmas season let me suggest something. Don’t worry about the question, did it happen? Ask […]