With the Narrative Lectionary having us read the Scripture passages normally left until Holy Week you may well be wondering what will be left by the time we get there. It is only two more Sundays though and the gospel according to John has many, many stories to introduce us to the life of Jesus. […]Read More..
Jesus faced two trials. The first was before Annas, father-in-law of the high priest and represented a trial before the local religious hierarchy, the priests and chief priest. That is the trial reported in today’s Scripture reading. The second was before Pilate, representing the Emperor of Rome. The first court did not have ultimate […]Read More..
When I was 14 years old I was very active in Boy Scouts. I spent a lot of time that year working to qualify as a Queen’s Scout. I did in fact do that and one of the 12 badges which I had to earn to achieve my goal was one known as “marksmanship”. That […]Read More..
If you want to know who Jesus is then all you have to do is turn to the gospel according to John and read one of the miracle stories. Lazarus being raised from the dead is one of the best known which is itself a miracle as it is only found in the gospel according […]Read More..
There was an interesting report released by researchers in the United Kingdom this past week. They were attempting to analyze the impact of phrases such as “fake news” and truly fake or inaccurate news on the general public. They discovered that for the most part such inaccurate news does not affect the population except for […]Read More..
I returned home Thursday evening after spending 8 days in the United States attending two different continuing education events. The first was in St Paul, Minnesota and the second in Deland, Florida which is about half an hour north and east of Orlando. The first was dedicated to the topic of science and faith—two subjects […]Read More..