“Joyful Disbelief and Still Wondering”

Easter 3B  Luke 24:36-48 (In Eastertide, we have 40 days to reflect on the challenges of understanding the resurrection, and the whatever doubts and complications arrive theologically as we think about if we believe in miracles, are open to mystery, and want to have faith along with our questions.  Consider this part to of dealing … Continue reading “Joyful Disbelief and Still Wondering”

“Have You Not Heard, Grasshopper?”

Sermon on  Isaiah 40:21-31 Is the sky blue?  Is the Pope Catholic?  Why do people ask questions which they don’t expect to be answered?  Sometimes a question can underscore the point better than the statement of a fact.  For example: “How many roads must a man walk down before you call him a man?” The … Continue reading “Have You Not Heard, Grasshopper?”

Luke 7:1-10 Amazing Faith!

Jesus had as many conflicts in Capernaum as the Northampton City Council does.  This was his home base for much of his ministry.  This fishing village of about 1500 is where Jesus called Peter, James, John and Andrew to leave their nets and follow him.  I would say there is some faith in Capernaum.  It was also … Continue reading Luke 7:1-10 Amazing Faith!