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Do You Want To Be Healed?

May 19, 2019 -
We need to realize that whenever we turn to God for help, He is the Great Physician of our bodies and souls and minds. He is interested not simply in some type of physical healing, but in a complete healing that leads to a radically new life, a life that will lead into an eternal relationship with Him.

 

Post-Resurrectional Words of Christ

May 05, 2019 -
When one is dying, typically the final words of a dying person are among the most cherished. They often will give you a unique perspective into what the dying person values, and what he most wants to pass on as his/her legacy.

 

Life is a Mystery - A Paschal Mystery

April 28, 2019 -
Life is a mystery. It is a mysterious journey of joys and pains, of love and of suffering. It’s so easy to look around and see how beautiful life is, and yet how unfair life is as well.

 

God is My Help - Palm Sunday Sermon

April 21, 2019 -
Jesus enters Jerusalem with the fervor growing. Yet, there was something strange about the entrance of this new King.

 

Humbly Serving One Another

April 14, 2019 -
Too often in society, those who hold a certain position, or those who have power, typically expect others to wait on them, and to serve them. Living under the reign of Christ, however, has a different perspective on success.

 

Abortion and the Sanctity of Life

April 07, 2019 -
I rarely preach politics from the pulpit. I realize in our congregation we have Democrats and Republican; we have those who may be more conservative and others more liberal.

 

Our Sufferings Can Glorify God

March 31, 2019 -
Death, suffering, and the challenges of our life may be transformed by God to Glory and wonder.

 

The Three-Fold Call of the Annunciation

March 24, 2019 -
Think a moment about the Virgin Mary’s threefold response to the Archangel Gabriel: Let it be to me according to Your will. My soul magnifies the Lord. My spirit rejoices in God my Savior.

 

The Triumph of Truth and the New Zealand Tragedy

March 17, 2019 -
The unequivocal truth of God is that God is Love. He loves all people unconditionally. God loves Christians AND Muslims. He loves believers AND atheists. God loves those who have grown up in this country AND He loves immigrants, whether legal or illegal. God loves even white supremacists, even though their actions are utterly against His ways. He longs for such lost, dark souls to find the light and turn away from the hell they are living in.

 

Forgiveness Frees Us from Being Imprisoned in our Souls

March 10, 2019 -
A man that does not learn to forgive, who hold on to the bitterness and resentment of his anger and hatred and pain, is like a man who swallows poison and hopes his enemies die from that poison. An unforgiving spirit imprisons and poisons our souls!

 

Don't Accept the Grace of God in Vain

February 04, 2019 -
“Don’t accept the grace of God in vain.” St. Paul warns the first Christians in Corinth about this in today’s epistle reading. What does that mean? How can one accept the grace of God in vain?

 

Distractions

January 21, 2019 -
A strange illness has appeared in our days – the passion for distractions. Never before was there such a desire for distractions; people have forgotten how to lead a serious life for the good of others; they have no spiritual life and are bored. They exchange the profound content of a spiritual life for distractions! What madness! We must re-introduce into life its lost meaning and give back to the people the knowledge of the true purpose of life.

 

Becoming Instruments of Light in the Darkness

January 07, 2019 -
Light versus darkness. Hope versus despair. Goodness versus evil. Love versus hatred. Life versus death. This stark comparison highlights the Good News that Jesus brings into the world. Here lies the center of the Christian Gospel.

 

Four Pillars for a Meaningful Life

December 30, 2018 -
A meaningful life is ultimately more fulfilling than a happy life. In fact, “chasing happiness [or success] often makes people more unhappy.” So, life shouldn’t be about seeking out happiness, Instead, when we strive to make life meaningful, in the end, we may discover happiness! Here are her four pillars to a meaningful life: Belonging, Purpose, Transcendence, Story Telling.

 

Bread in the Kingdom of God

December 16, 2018 -
Can you imagine being chosen, being invited, being treated like a VIP in the Kingdom of God? Breaking bread with our Lord Jesus Christ, at a table with all the saints, and having the angelic powers all around us singing praises to God? That would be quite an honor and experience!!!

 

Be Strong in the Lord

December 02, 2018 -
Put on the whole armor of God that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.

 

Loneliness vs Community: The Gift of the Church

November 25, 2018 -
America is suffering an epidemic of loneliness... Nearly half of Americans say they sometimes or always feel “left out” or alone. And 13% say that ZERO people know them well! What a sad state of our contemporary society today!

 

When Has Night Ended and Day Begun

November 11, 2018 -
You know that the night has ended and the day has begun when you are able to look into the eyes of any and every human being and see them not as a stranger, but as your brother and your sister.

 

Reflections and Inspiration from Uganda

November 04, 2018 -
What a special trip to Uganda I returned from last week! I lived in Kenya back in 1988 but I haven’t been back in 25 years. So, it was very special to go there again with my daughter Theodora and get her set up for a two month mission as a part of her GAP Year of Service.

 

Casting Out Darkness and Putting on Christ

October 21, 2018 -
In our modern world, how do we understand such demons? Is the devil real? Does “the devil walk about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour,” as St. Peter says in his first epistle? (1 Peter 5:7)

 

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May 01, 2019 -
Living in the joy of Christ’s victory over death is a central theme during this Paschal season, the 40 days between Jesus’ Resurrection and His Ascension into heaven. In fact, though, living in the joy of the Lord is fundamental to our Christian life each and every day, not only for 40 days.

 

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May 19, 2019 -
We need to realize that whenever we turn to God for help, He is the Great Physician of our bodies and souls and minds. He is interested not simply in some type of physical healing, but in a complete healing that leads to a radically new life, a life that will lead into an eternal relationship with Him.

 

May 05, 2019 -
When one is dying, typically the final words of a dying person are among the most cherished. They often will give you a unique perspective into what the dying person values, and what he most wants to pass on as his/her legacy.

 

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