25 Pentecost 2021

There are things in life that we take for granted as a given, until they are no more.  I can still vividly recall the final scene in the first Planet of the Apes movie when Charleston Heston is riding down the beach and finds the half-buried Statue of Liberty and realizes that he is home,Continue reading “25 Pentecost 2021”

21 Pentecost 2021

“…whoever wishes to become great among you must be your servant…” – Jesus (Mark 10:43) Wikipedia will tell you that Robert K. Greenleaf is the founder of the servant leadership philosophy, probably because he wrote the pamphlet “The Servant as Leader” in 1970 which caused an awakening in the business world.  In that pamphlet, GreenleafContinue reading “21 Pentecost 2021”

5 Pentecost 2021

I suspect today’s reading from 2nd Corinthians is not the topic of many sermons when there is also David’s love of Saul and Jonathan and Jesus’s healing of two diverse people in a span of 5 minutes, but I think it offers us the opportunity to discuss both church unity and the spiritual aspect ofContinue reading “5 Pentecost 2021”