Birthing Peace

Lectionary scripture passages:  I Samuel 1:4-20 and Mark 13:1-8 Two days ago, in Paris, eight terrorists armed themselves with rifles, and went to nightclubs, restaurants, a concert, and a soccer game, where they shot dozens of innocent people at random. … Continue reading

Beware of Gods Bearing Gifts

Sermon preached at the Hermitage, December 21, 2014.  Scripture:  II Samuel 7:1-16 & Luke 1:26-28) Once, long ago in college, I went through the necessary ritual of dating. On Valentine’s Day my junior year, I received a gift from a … Continue reading