Christ the King 2015 

Daniel 7:13-14; Revelation 1:5-8; John 18:33b-37 It is no secret that there is widespread distrust of authority these days, a distrust of our basic institutions and their leaders that, in many cases, arises from understandable reasons. In reaction, personal individualism has been advocated to such an extreme that for many Continue Reading →

29th Sun [B] 2015

Isaiah 53:10-11; Hebrews 4:14-16; Mark 10:35-45 Today’s readings present us with the question “Why is there suffering?” For those of us who believe there is a God, the question then becomes “Why does God permit suffering? Does God inflict suffering upon us, as some scripture passages suggest, or is suffering Continue Reading →

28th Sun [B] 2015

Wisdom 7:7-11; Hebrews 4:12-13; Mark 10:17-30 We have all heard the phrase: “Money is the root of all evil.” But scripture never calls money inherently evil. In fact, wealth is often portrayed throughout God’s Word as a blessing from the Lord. Think of Abraham or Solomon or other biblical figures. Continue Reading →