The priest and the levite had legitimate reasons for not stopping to help the man robbed by the side of the road. What are yours? What's stopping you from helping?

Loving a Harvest

It's summer time, and the harvest has come. But while we enjoy the fruits of the earth, laboring for them is not always enjoyable. Is that why we don't rejoice…

The Cost of Freedom

A man healed from a demonic possession causes chaos in a local community, but brings salvation to one very thankful new disciple. Preached at St. Andrew Lutheran Church, Kingston, Jamaica
Several times towards the end of John's Gospel, Jesus finds his heart troubled. Then he addresses the trouble in his disciples' hearts. The answer to this trouble and fear is…

Which Came First

Which came first: the chicken or the egg? One might as well ask, which came first, the prayer or the pray-er? What always comes first is God.


Jesus said that he and the Father are one. If we are his sheep, then we are also one with him and one with one another,

Too Much

Jesus seems to go overboard with his miracles in John's Gospel. But he is not giving us too much: his abundance is exactly what we need, if not what we…

What the Word Means

What does the word "God" mean? What about the word "Christian?" We are often satisfied with generalities. The apostles get into specifics. Preached at St.Athanasius Lutheran Church, Vienna, VA.

Believe Her

Easter morning is, in many ways, a #MeToo moment. Will you #BelieveWomen, or dismiss their account of the resurrection as "an idle tale?"

Dry Wood

If they did those things when the wood was green, what will happen when it is dry?