Arriving early for Deacons meeting last Thursday, I nearly ran over Owen Houghton and Bob Dunn who were standing in the church driveway, surveying the crèche that they’d just installed.
… I never thought of it before – but when someone says “pay attention” that person is not only saying “please listen” …
The person is saying: “what I am about to say is worth something to you.”
Sometimes a sermon will come neatly printed and sometimes it will come like this. Both are equally precious and enlightening.
Digging a Hole Mark Koyama Delivered to The United Church of Jaffrey October 16 th, 2016 Readings: Genesis 32:22-31 / Luke 18:1-8 Chunk!… Chunk, chunk. I’m digging a hole. I’ve chosen a spot right outside my office window, at the base of our crabapple tree. Chunk!.. Chunk, chunk. Thwok! I’m hitting roots. I guess this […]
Jesus does not say: ‘Blessed are the poor in spirit, and IF they do the dishes, then theirs is the kingdom of heaven.