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Transfiguration Sunday Preview

This is my Son, the Beloved; with him I am well pleased; listen to him! Matthew 17:5 The transfiguration story is filled with mystery. We can only imagine what the sight might have been like. Those present (Peter, James, and John) were clearly terrified by the event. Often transformational events in our lives are also…

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Epiphany 3 Preview

The crucial moments in which we choose directions for our lives aren’t usually marked with caution signs, bright red flags, or even the feeling that we are about to make a big decision. “Follow me, and I will make you fish for people.” Immediately they left their nets and followed him. Matthew 4:19-20 The crucial moments…

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What’s in a Name?

The Name Of Jesus Traditional Worship January 1, 2017 And he was called Jesus, the name given by the angel before he was conceived in the womb.  (Luke 2:21) We are talking onomastics … or onomatology to be more precise … which is “the study of the history and origin of proper names, especially personal…