Walk in Beauty

John 20:1-18 Walk in beauty. I heard that phrase this week, and have been wondering what it means. How do we walk in beauty? Most importantly: How do we walk in beauty when we feel like giving up? I have been thinking about this painting this week. Do you know what it is of? … It’s a painting by a […]

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True Strength

Romans 12:9-21 I was driving in the Hudson Valley one day when I passed a sandwich sign in front of a church that said: “COME HOLY SPIRIT, PLEASE.” When you read the sign, you can feel the urgency of the sign creator.  You could tell that what it really says is c’mon God, some days are hard, some days are […]

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Indescribable and Glorious Joy

Listen to the sermon here. 1 Peter 1:3-9 Hallelujah Anyway. That’s the title of a book recently written by Christian author Ann Lamott. In Hallelujah Anyway, Ann Lamott writes about how certain African Christian traditions say that God created human beings because God thought we would like it. This idea stops Ann right in her tracks.  God thought we would […]

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