Last word on evil! (Rev. 6 & 7)

Last word on evil! (Rev. 6 & 7)

     The puzzling power of evil must have perplexed the Christians in John’s day as it does many of us in our day.  If the kingdom of God has come in the person of Christ, why are Roman armies still calling the shots?  Why is a Roman emperor claiming to be god and sending […]

Last words on Christ (Revelation 1:9-20)

Last words on Christ (Revelation 1:9-20)

     In the world we live in, it is a challenge to center our lives on Christ. So many other things seem to want to crowd into the center.  As we begin a new year it is important to re-focus on our priorities.      Perhaps John had a similar challenge in the first […]

Famous Last Words (Rev. 1:1-8)

Famous Last Words (Rev. 1:1-8)

     As we begin a new year it is important to look ahead and be ready for whatever may come in the year ahead.  One of the great things about being a Christian is that we can look ahead without fear.  Even death has lost its sting because we know that Jesus Christ has […]

Glory to God in the Lowest (Luke 2:1-20)

Glory to God in the Lowest (Luke 2:1-20)

     Do you like surprises? The surprises that  Carol and I have planned in our marriage for each other have not all turned out so well.  But I want you to think with me in this Christmas Eve service of the surprises that Mary experienced with the coming of the Christ child into the […]

Mary’s Song (Luke 1:34-56)

Mary’s Song (Luke 1:34-56)

     Music and singing are quite an important part of what we do here at Trinity, but that is not unique to us.  Music has always been a tremendous part of a Christian heritage. Whether we have pleasant voices or not there are sometimes we just can’t help singing, and Christmas is definitely one […]

How to be Ready for Anything (Luke 1:26-38)

How to be Ready for Anything (Luke 1:26-38)

      We want to look at an important question together this Sunday.  Are you ready for anything that may come your way?      We all know people who at times of great crisis in their lives have risen to the occasion and become stronger and more faithful to their God, but we […]