God’s Gift

In this Rom 8:22-27 Paul sets the nature of our salvation, and reception of the Holy Spirit, against the backdrop of all history. It’s pretty cool.

One Source Diversity

Below is the first draft I wrote for my Sunday sermon. It’s “pretty OK,” but given the events of this week I felt the second half had to be rewritten.

Painfully Hopeful

On the day of Pentecost, not long after Jesus’ ascension, the Spirit came down and rested “like tongues of fire” on each of the disciples’ heads, and they began to speak in other languages.