God’s Kind of Community – June 17, 2001

Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Amen.   She’s got no name, but boy, does she have a story. Have you ever noticed how in the scripture  that there are plenty of women – plenty of sinful women –  running around without names? Well, sure they haveContinue reading “God’s Kind of Community – June 17, 2001”

Looking at Each Other – May 13, 2001

Grace to you and peace from God our father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.   Peter said, “the Spirit told me to go with them and not to make a distinction between them and us.”   It was hot. And humid. And we were tired.   It was a late August Williamsburg afternoon,  one of those days whenContinue reading “Looking at Each Other – May 13, 2001”

Rich Man & Lazarus in the Shadow of September 11

Luke 16:19-31; 1 Timothy 6:6-19; Amos 6:1a, 4-7 Proper 21, Year C Sept 30, 2001 Grace to you and Peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. Lazarus, poor, sick, weak, waits at the gate of a rich man. The rich man’s property, I can imagine, has a tall, foreboding stone wallContinue reading “Rich Man & Lazarus in the Shadow of September 11”