Easter Unstuck

He is Risen.  He is Risen indeed!  Alleluia. It is Easter Sunday.  We celebrate Jesus resurrection from the dead.  He is a God of miracles.  He is a God who brings the dead back to life.  He shines light into darkness and brings hope where there is no hope.   All of us need to […]

The Parable of the Wicked Tenants

Our Scripture reading for today is the Parable of the Wicked Tenants that is found in Luke 20:9-20.  In this story Jesus illustrates the relationship we have with God the Father.  We are simply stewards of what he has given us.  He deserves his share of the fruit that is produced in our lives.  But […]

The Prodigal Son

One of the most famous stories told by Jesus is the parable of the Prodigal Son.  This story is found in Luke 15:11-32.  In this story there are two sons.  Each of these sons had a broken relationship with their father.  In each situation the father responds with love and patience.  The story is a […]

Repentance and Restoration

We live in a world that is filled with suffering.  You cannot go through life without experiencing suffering in some way or another.  People respond in all sorts of various ways when they encounter suffering.  For some it is a faith destroying experience and for others it is a faith building experience. In this message we […]

The Temptation of Jesus

The Temptation of Jesus found in Luke 4:1-13 is the appointed reading for the first Sunday in Lent.  As we face temptation in our daily lives we struggle to overcome it. There is only one who overcomes temptation.  It is Jesus.  The only way we overcome temptation is through our connection with him.  The Devil […]