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Who Do You Say I Am?

Traditional Sermon Pentecost 12 Last week I was in a nursing home offering communion to one of our Sages who is currently doing a couple of weeks of rehabilitation.  She is somewhat hard of hearing and she has been placed in a four bed room.  And during the visit, there are two other visitors talking…

A Mug With Your Name On It

EMAIL DEVOTIONAL PEntecost 10 Now we have received not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit that is from God, so that we may understand the gifts bestowed on us by God. (1 Corinthians 2:12) So tell me, do you need a coffee cup to know that you are alive?  No, of course not. …

Who Is the Real You?

Pentecost 19 Traditional Sermon William Willimon, professor at Duke Divinity School, writes this in his book, Remember Who You Are. Back in high school, every Friday and Saturday night, as I was leaving home to go on a date, I remember my mother bidding me farewell at the front door with these weighty words, ‘Don’t…