Rev. Craig Ross
Pentecost 23 Preview

Are You a Faith Show-off?” But the tax collector, standing far off, would not even look up to heaven, but was beating his breast and saying, ‘God, be merciful to me, a sinner!’   (Luke 18:13) Genuine repentance and pretentious piety stand in stark contrast in the gospel and all around us.  All creation stands in…

Rev. Craig Ross
Pentecost 15 Preview

Is Jesus old saw “the first will be last and the last first” really true? But when you are invited, go and sit down at the lowest place, so that when your host comes, he may say to you, “Friend, move up higher”; then you will be honored in the presence of all who sit…