July 2015

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  • Is There a God?

    It is a haunting question for those of us who believe, but it must be asked. Here follows just one reply;   Not long ago I had lunch with a dear friend, someone I have known since seminary days. We have always been able to be honest with one another and our friendship runs very […]

  • God Bless America?

    On the 4th of July I put this question to our congregation; God Bless America? If I were to say to you; “God Bless America”, what version of America would come to you mind? Would it be a Republican or Democratic version? A Conservative or Liberal version? Would there be a free market or fair […]

  • Do You Not Care?

    Jesus, Do You Not Care that we are Perishing? Let me begin with a greeting; Happy Fathers Day. When Jesus spoke of his father, he used the word “abba” which means something like “daddy”. There is, in the relationship between God and Jesus an intimacy.  Even in the midst of a great windstorm, when the waves […]

  • Rediscovering Celtic Christianity and Joy!

    Joy and Celtic Christianity Pictured is Aidan of Lindisfarne d. August 31,651AD. A pioneer in the Celtic Spirit of Christianity. And what was the idea behind Celtic Christianity? Organize community life around the needs of the people. For example, are your loved one dying, bring them here and we’ll tend to them. Are they sick? […]