I wonder if you’ve ever thought about how strange it is that we can’t see God. We believe in God. We come to church to worship God. But sometimes it seems like loving God would be so much easier if we lived back in Jesus’ time. As Christians we believe that Jesus is...
19 May 2024  Pentecost     Acts 2:1-21

19 May 2024 Pentecost Acts 2:1-21

It was fifty days since Jesus had risen from the dead on Easter morning and fifty days after the Jewish celebration of Passover. For the Jewish people, this was another big holiday, called Pentecost. People had come to Jerusalem from many different countries to...
12 May 2024    Easter 7    Psalm 1

12 May 2024 Easter 7 Psalm 1

“Happy are those who do not follow the advice of the wicked… but their delight is in the way of the Lord” (Ps 1:1,2) But who is whom, exactly?? At first glance, it can be very easy to decide which of these applies to ourselves. Or not. “I don’t follow the way of the...
5 May 2024  Easter 6   John 15:9-17     One commandment

5 May 2024 Easter 6 John 15:9-17 One commandment

In today’s Gospel, Jesus does not say, “Love Jesus or love God as I have loved you”. No, he says: This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. If we really love our brothers and sisters, including strangers and even enemies, we do not have to...