A sermon preached on Matthew 9:1-8 at First Presbyterian Church of Oakland on July 10, 2016 And after getting into … Continue reading Carrying the Paralyzed Man
…the promise of resurrection seemed like pie in the sky by and by. It was a dream deferred, a thing with feathers that has flown off to perch somewhere else. Continue reading Practicing Hope
(Sermon re-printed here with permission of our 2nd child Calelia Cristian Avery) Am I My Sibling’s Keeper Genesis 4:3-10 Preached on January 31,2015 … Continue reading Am I My Sibling’s Keeper?
This is the first blog in my first ever series: Blue Pill Red Pill. If you haven’t seen The Matrix, … Continue reading Blue Pill Red Pill: More like THE DONALD than we care to admit
A meditation offered at the annual Seven Last Words of Jesus Good Friday Service (East Bay Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance) The Third … Continue reading Woman, behold your son.
When we proclaim “He is risen!” we join Christians around the world in celebration. Being Easter people means we put … Continue reading Being Easter People
It seems we’ve decided. to set something important aside to go it alone. Though it goes against the grain It … Continue reading Decision