Sunday Sermon: Taste and See!

Perfection Growing into Salvation1 Peter 2:2-10May 22, 2011 — Jerusalem UCCIt’s always a special day to celebrate Confirmation.  Alissa, we rejoice with you today as you make public your affirmation of your baptism as you keep on taking steps of faith throughout your life.Those of us who have already made Confirmation promises remember today our…

Teach us to pray

This was the pastoral prayer that I offered after the July 25 sermon on Luke’s report of Jesus’ teaching the “The Lord’s Prayer” to the disciples: O God, OUR God — we worship you.  You are holy.  There is no other who can claim first place in our hearts, in our lives, on our agenda.  When…