A Memorial Message For a Child

• KINGDOM SEEKING   12:00 AM ON TUE APR 17 2018
I recently spoke at the memorial service for a young man who was murdered. I did not know the man and only recently had com…

Reflected Love

• MOUNT HEBRON MUSINGS   11:50 AM ON MON APR 16 2018
I am old enough to remember some of the first color photographs that were a result of spaceships traveling to the moon. Wha…

Romans, Reconciliation, and The Gospel

• KINGDOM SEEKING   12:00 AM ON TUE APR 10 2018
One doesn’t have to look very hard to see the problem of racism is a difficult issue in America. Fifty years after th…

3 Ways Pastors Can Help Women and Families Exp…

• SPIRITUAL GRIT   11:06 PM ON MON APR 9 2018
This post originally appeared on Careleader.org March 2018.
As a pastor of a congregation with young families you may have …

Humility and Pride

• MOUNT HEBRON MUSINGS   9:17 AM ON MON APR 9 2018
One of the many things that can block our experience of the love of God is pride. The kind of intellectual pride that thin…

Harvest of Hypocrisy / Parshat Shemini 2018/5778

• TASTE OF TORAH   11:15 AM ON FRI APR 6 2018
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Walk in the Light

• MOUNT HEBRON MUSINGS   9:19 AM ON MON APR 2 2018
For our Post-Easter services here at Mount Hebron Presbyterian Church we are taking the theme “Sin, Forgiveness and Love …

LENTEN MOMENT

• ABIDING SAVIOR   10:05 AM ON FRI MAR 30 2018
Considering today is the day we remember and commemorate Jesus’s crucifixion here are a few things to look at; one is a poe…

LENTEN MOMENT

• ABIDING SAVIOR   3:43 PM ON THU MAR 29 2018
Lenten MeditationA portion of a recent message from our Bishop – a reminder to us all in this (church) time of seeing death…

Lenten Moment

• ABIDING SAVIOR   9:51 AM ON TUE MAR 27 2018
Here is a poem from Rumi, a 13th century Persian scholar, theologian, and mystic.   He is well known in spiritual…

Lenten Message

• ABIDING SAVIOR   1:34 PM ON MON MAR 26 2018
There’s book from about 20 years or more ago entitled “A Long Obedience In The Same Direction” – by Eugene Peterson…

Easter Flowers

• MOUNT HEBRON MUSINGS   9:00 AM ON MON MAR 26 2018
  The message of Easter is one of resurrection, renewal and rebirth. We celebrate this great festival as winter t…

LENTEN MOMENT

• ABIDING SAVIOR   10:51 AM ON SAT MAR 24 2018
   Simplicity         Another message of our           &nb…

LENTEN MOMENT

• ABIDING SAVIOR   10:23 AM ON THU MAR 22 2018
Lent… a geat time for MindfullnessHere’s a Lenten Poem from pastor Rob Bell with a reminder to be mindfull!WALK DON’T R…

Sharing Power / Parshat Tzav 2018-5778

• TASTE OF TORAH   3:06 PM ON WED MAR 21 2018
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Lenten Message

• ABIDING SAVIOR   11:29 AM ON WED MAR 21 2018
I’ve been fascinated by “Story”; the stories we tell and why… and our own life-stories in the middle of all this. As peop…

LENTEN MOMENT

• ABIDING SAVIOR   8:38 AM ON TUE MAR 20 2018
Another poem, this time from author Mark NepoLent is a good time for assessment – and this poem is a good one to help us …

Racial Reconciliation and The Romans Road to S…

• KINGDOM SEEKING   1:00 AM ON TUE MAR 20 2018
Ask any group of Christians what there favorite book of the Bible is and more than a few will mention Paul’s Letter t…

LENTEN MESSAGE

• ABIDING SAVIOR   4:09 PM ON MON MAR 19 2018
By the time I got to Seminary, lo these many years ago, I was thankful to find a place I could give expression to all these…

Barabbas

• MOUNT HEBRON MUSINGS   9:45 AM ON MON MAR 19 2018
Here at Mount Hebron Presbyterian Church we are continuing our journey through Lent along the Easter Road. Last Sunday we w…

LENTEN MESSAGE

• ABIDING SAVIOR   11:56 AM ON SAT MAR 17 2018
Here’s a poem used by the UCSD Center for Mindfulness…. and seems like a good thing to practice during Lent.Take time wit…

LENTEN MOMENT

• ABIDING SAVIOR   10:17 AM ON THU MAR 15 2018
A Psalm of Life    by Henry Wadsworth LongfellowTell me not, in mournful numbers,Life is but an empty dream!…

LENTEN MESSAGE

• ABIDING SAVIOR   2:54 PM ON WED MAR 14 2018
Life has cycles.  There are the micro-cycles, like the normal up’s and down’s of life, up’s and down’s we beco…

LENTEN MESSAGE

• ABIDING SAVIOR   11:19 AM ON TUE MAR 13 2018
What’s “salvation”? Like most people, we probably have a general notion that it’s something we’re “saved from…

Back East: A New Ministry With The Newark Chur…

• KINGDOM SEEKING   1:00 AM ON TUE MAR 13 2018
We’re on the move. That is, this coming spring my family and I will be moving back east to Newark, Delaware where I w…

LENTEN MESSAGE

• ABIDING SAVIOR   3:08 PM ON MON MAR 12 2018
Here’s a story from a number of years ago of Franciscan Friars travelling across portions of the US as they also symbolical…

Riding into The Storm

• MOUNT HEBRON MUSINGS   9:14 AM ON MON MAR 12 2018
Riding into the StormMaybe you have seen programs on the T.V. about “Storm Chasers.” Crazy people, who instead of tryin…

LENTEN MESSAGE

• ABIDING SAVIOR   10:11 AM ON SAT MAR 10 2018
A story of Light and DarkOnce upon a time there lived people who loved the light. As soon as the sun rose every morning, th…

LENTEN MOMENT

• ABIDING SAVIOR   10:30 AM ON FRI MAR 9 2018
These are more         (borrowing from the Daily Show)…         &n…

LENTEN MOMENT

• ABIDING SAVIOR   9:54 AM ON THU MAR 8 2018
A reminder from a modern day prophet – Oscar Romero“We have never preached violence,except the violence of love,which lef…