Sermons on Matthew

A Dance for Three?

If you have ever seen a toddler take the first wobbly steps, you have seen dance.  A child begins to lift one foot at a hesitant time, and parents and caregivers watch as close as can be without touching, arms outstretched, willing, and loving the sweet little one into picking up the next foot.  And repeat.  The dance speeds up as the…

Jesus Meets Us

If you are meeting us here this morning, I might know something about you. Without a magazine or online quiz, I may deduct that you are a morning person, a lark, early bird. You may even be wondering why we didn’t make the time for this service earlier as the scheduled sunrise was 6:05 am this morning! You will then understand how…

A Part of the Crowd

What does it mean to celebrate Palm Sunday in the time of covid 19 and shelter in place? Our Hosanna has a sharper focus. Being a part of the crowd is bit more cosmic. And our journey with Jesus is more tender. On Palm Sunday, we cry together: Hosanna, which literally beseeches “God save us”! In a different year, we would have…

Stay In Your Lane

There is an old tale told about a preachers’ get together from days gone by. Maybe you know it. Four preachers met for a friendly gathering. During the conversation one preacher said, “Our people come to us and pour out their hears, confess certain sins and needs. Let us do the same for each other. Confession is good for the soul.” In…