Thrice Daily / Parshat Vayeitzei

• TASTE OF TORAH   5:38 PM ON WED NOV 14 2018
There’s an old joke about a Jewish astronaut who is part of a successful space mission. When it returns to earth, h…

Don’t Be Alarmed

• MOUNT HEBRON MUSINGS   9:47 AM ON MON NOV 12 2018
There is a song by the band “The Eagles” that speaks about how “In a New York minute, everything can change.” If you…

The Widows Mite

• MOUNT HEBRON MUSINGS   10:35 AM ON MON NOV 5 2018
It’s one of those stories that whenever you hear it you can’t help but be challenged. The one where the rich person dr…

PART 1

• ABIDING SAVIOR   5:28 PM ON FRI NOV 2 2018
I’m posting the first in a two-part set. I’ve been working on something – and while it is long, I didn’t want to make it …

What Do You Want?

• MOUNT HEBRON MUSINGS   10:02 AM ON MON OCT 15 2018
I spent some fruitful days this past week, taking some time out for study leave, with a group of worship leaders and contem…

Who’s In Charge?

• MOUNT HEBRON MUSINGS   9:19 AM ON MON SEP 24 2018
 Last Sunday during worship here at Mount Hebron Presbyterian Church we were thinking about the question “Who’s the …

Who is the Greatest?

• MOUNT HEBRON MUSINGS   8:48 AM ON MON SEP 17 2018
Fans of the boxer Muhammad Ali would be familiar with his catch-phrase “I am the greatest.” And maybe he was the greatest b…

What Sort of Messiah?

• MOUNT HEBRON MUSINGS   8:46 AM ON MON SEP 10 2018
Last week here at Mount Hebron Presbyterian we were looking at an account where Jesus ministered to a man who had been born…

Ephphatah

• MOUNT HEBRON MUSINGS   9:15 AM ON TUE SEP 4 2018
 Last week at Mount Hebron Presbyterian we were thinking about matters of the hearts. Our sermon from the day, “Hear…

Two Commands: Simple but Challenging

• KINGDOM SEEKING   12:00 AM ON TUE AUG 28 2018
Most people, whether they are Christian or not, are aware of what we often refer to as the “Greatest Commands.”…

The Heart of the Matter

• MOUNT HEBRON MUSINGS   8:33 AM ON MON AUG 27 2018
Life always places before us a whole panorama of choices. We sometimes make the right choices, for all the wrong reasons an…

Never Give Up!

• MOUNT HEBRON MUSINGS   11:39 AM ON WED AUG 22 2018
Last week here at Mount Hebron Presbyterian we were thinking about “Real Meat.” (The sermon from the day can be found h…

Real Meat

• MOUNT HEBRON MUSINGS   9:05 AM ON MON AUG 13 2018
 As a child growing up in the United Kingdom, there was always a great choice in food that we could eat. Chicken, Lamb…

Teens Aren’t Terrible: Enjoying Relationship…

• SPIRITUAL GRIT   9:56 PM ON SAT AUG 11 2018
Today’s guest post is written by Pamela Fahs. Pamela lives in Ellicott City, Maryland, with her husband of 22 years,…

Bread of Life

• MOUNT HEBRON MUSINGS   3:00 PM ON WED AUG 8 2018
 As I write this our Vacation Bible School program “Shipwrecked” is in full swing. The mornings have been filled w…

Discipleship: Jesus Calls… …We Follow

• KINGDOM SEEKING   10:44 AM ON THU AUG 2 2018
 “When Christ calls a man, he bid him come and die,” wrote the German theologian, pastor, and martyr Dietrich Bonhoeff…

Shipwrecked!

• MOUNT HEBRON MUSINGS   11:54 AM ON MON JUL 30 2018
 Beginning Monday August 6 Mount Hebron Presbyterian Church hosts their annual Vacation Bible School. The theme this y…

Not Accepted in the Homelands

• MOUNT HEBRON MUSINGS   8:29 AM ON MON JUL 2 2018
Last week in worship here at Mount Hebron Presbyterian we were thinking about “Jesus the Healer.” This week we’ll be ta…

Surprise Justice: Mercy, Not Sacrifice

• KINGDOM SEEKING   10:26 AM ON THU JUN 28 2018
We live in a society that is severely lacking in the ability to show much mercy, if any at all. I won’t spend time tr…

Do I Really Need Counseling to Grieve Well?

• SPIRITUAL GRIT   10:52 PM ON TUE JUN 26 2018
Today’s guest post is written by licensed biblical counselor, Jessica McDaniel of the Austin Stone Counseling Center…

Healing

• MOUNT HEBRON MUSINGS   8:24 AM ON MON JUN 25 2018
 Last week here at Mount Hebron Presbyterian Church, we were thinking about stormy days and had a sermon titled “Wit…

Athens and Jerusalem / Parshat Chukkat

• TASTE OF TORAH   3:00 PM ON FRI JUN 22 2018
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Free Falling: The Slavery of Self

• KINGDOM SEEKING   12:00 AM ON WED JUN 20 2018
July 4, 2018 is coming soon. Two weeks from today America will celebrate another Independence Day with parades, backyard b…

Facing The Storm

• MOUNT HEBRON MUSINGS   10:09 AM ON MON JUN 18 2018
 Gil Fronsdal, a spiritual director and teacher, invites her readers to contemplate the following story. “Imagine t…

The Gospel Call

• ABIDING SAVIOR   11:29 PM ON FRI JUN 15 2018
Over the years, I’ve come to understand the follow-on Genesis creation story of Adam and Eve in a very different way than…

Life Together: The Life God Created Us to Live

• KINGDOM SEEKING   12:00 AM ON TUE JUN 12 2018
In Confessions, Saint Augustine mentions how some people ask the question, “What was God doing before he made the heaven…

Seeds of Faith

• MOUNT HEBRON MUSINGS   9:14 AM ON MON JUN 11 2018
 Seeds. Such small, tiny things. Yet within every seed is all the potential for growth that is needed. Of course there…

The Imago Dei: It’s Who We Are

• KINGDOM SEEKING   12:00 AM ON WED JUN 6 2018
Someone once said, “If you want to change the world, tell a different story.” That’s because storytelling…

Tenacity and Tartan

• MOUNT HEBRON MUSINGS   2:32 PM ON MON JUN 4 2018
This coming Sunday at Mount Hebron Presbyterian Church, we celebrate our Presbyterian (and National) Scottish heritage. Our…

The Questions of Declining Churches

• KINGDOM SEEKING   12:00 AM ON WED MAY 30 2018
Around the country, Churches of Christ continue to decline in numbers of local churches and individual members. You can rea…