It is not often that I confess in writing. Most often, I confess verbally. There is something different about putting your sins down on paper. Seeing the words on the page makes them more tangible and seem more ugly. The sheet of paper is filled up with things of which I am not proud in […]
Each year, I set aside some of the palm branches which we use on Palm Sunday to celebrate Jesus’ entry into Jerusalsem. Over the months they lose some of their color and they completely dry. Then some days before the beginning of the season of Lent, I burn them. While the ashes are still warm, […]
Thanks to Nick K. for assistance with the video file. This is the sermon that I preached on February 25, 2009 for Ash Wednesday. Enjoy!
I preached last night at the Ash Wednesday service at Resurrection Central. I believe that God used me to introduce and remind people of God’s story, their story and to offer the invitation to connect the two. Throughout the day yesterday, I found that I was getting a significant traffic spike here at Thoughts of […]
I am preparing to preach the Ash Wednesday service tomorrow at Resurrection. I have been working to pull it together and it will get there, but it is not quite there yet. Would you pray for me today? If you are in the Kansas City area, I invite you to worship with us for Ash […]
Today is Ash Wednesday – the beginning of the season of Lent. As we begin this season, I want to give you two invitations. Worship at the Ash Wednesday service tonight at 7:00 PM. This service is a time of reflection, renewal and repentance. Pray and read scripture each day in preparation for Lent using […]