“So Send I You”: An Easter Sermon

(Sermon preached on March 31, 2013.  Text: John 20:1, 19-23.) On the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary went to the tomb and found it empty. (John 20:1) I. Preaching on Easter Sunday is difficult for us pastors.  Sure, we’re excited about the occasion; we like to see the sanctuaryContinue reading ““So Send I You”: An Easter Sermon”

Psalms of Lament express anguish, Mother’s Day losses, during sleepless nights

Have you ever experienced a sleepless night? It seems that when we are anxious or grieving, we become most vulnerable at night.  There is something about resting our bodies and minds that brings about jumbles of thoughts and emotions that keep us from falling asleep or getting our souls to simmer down after a longContinue reading “Psalms of Lament express anguish, Mother’s Day losses, during sleepless nights”