Holy Week

“As Jesus was now approaching the path down from the Mount of Olives, the whole multitude of the disciples began to praise God joyfully with a loud voice for all the deeds of power that they had seen, saying, “Blessed is the king who comes in the name of the Lord!...

How Long O Lord?

“How long, O Lord? Will you hide yourself forever?” (Psalm 89:46a). Psalm 89 brings to a close Book III of the Psalms. It is a royal psalm that begins and ends in praise. In the middle of Psalm 89 there is both a deep resolve to affirm the promises of God and a deep...

A Word of Hope

“Give ear, O my people, to my teaching; incline your ears to the words of my mouth” (Psalm 78:1). On Sunday morning, I was blessed to lead worship with the people of God at St. Paul, Jenera. Right after the children’s message, Bibles were presented to the 3rd Graders...

Conference of Bishops

“But for me it is good to be near God…” (Psalm 73:28a). In this morning’s Psalm reading, the psalmist is reminded of the nearness of God. With so much pain and strife in our world, we may wonder about the promise of God’s presence. There are moments in the Psalms when...

Crisis in Ukraine

“By awesome deeds you answer us with deliverance, O God of our salvation; you are the hope of all the ends of the earth and of the farthest seas” (Psalm 65:5). Together, we are reading through the Book of Psalms. This morning, we read Psalm 65, and as I read Psalm...

Book of Revelation: Tree of Life

“Then the angel showed me the river of the water of life, bright as crystal, flowing from the throne of God and of the Lamb through the middle of the street of the city. On either side of the river is the tree of life with its twelve kinds of fruit, producing its...