All Hallow’s Eve

Pentecost +23 All Hallow’s Eve Isaac Bradshaw So we have some important things in the Christian calendar coming up. Any ideas? All Saints is the big one. All Souls. What’s that one? What’s the difference between the two? There’s one more we’ve left out… All Hallow’s Eve. So, a slightly different tack…. What about favorite…

Reading Hebrews – From Idols to Christ

Reading Hebrews – From Idols to Christ Pentecost +21 Rev. Doug Floyd Hebrews 3:1-4:11 We will continue our study this week in Hebrews. The lesson is from Hebrews 3:1-6. I’ll talk about Hebrews 3 and part of 4. I may not specifically read those passages, but you’re familiar with them because this is where he begins to talk about the promise of…

Believing Flesh

Pentecost +14 Rev. Doug Floyd John 6 For the last several weeks, our Gospel readings have been from John 6. Today I want to pause over that entire chapter and listen.  As John 6 opens, thousands of people follow Jesus up a mountain because he has been healing the sick. The Passover is at hand,…

Growing in Wisdom

Growing in Wisdom Pentecost +13 Rev. Doug Floyd Probers 9:1-6 In our second lesson today, Paul exhorts his listeners to “Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise…” Wisdom plays a key role in our readings today. The Proverbs passage is a call to follow lady wisdom. The reading from Psalms…