The tax collector’s prayer

How often do you pray? People assume that because I’m a pastor I pray all of the time.  I certainly do pray; but like many of you, I wish I devoted more time to prayer.   We all do, so what’s the problem? If you’re like me, you have two big hurdles to overcome (besides time,Continue reading “The tax collector’s prayer”

“Back to Basics”: A Sermon for Lent

Text: Mark 7:1-16 I. Most of you have heard about the tragedy that occurred last month in Afghanistan.  U.S. security forces found POW Qurans containing hand-written subversive messages, so they confiscated them and burned them. Whether the burning was intentional or not has yet to be determined, but the “defiling” of Islam’s sacred text createdContinue reading ““Back to Basics”: A Sermon for Lent”