Exodus 1:8-2:10 “A Shrewd Dreading”
First Congregational Church of Anchorage : 27 August 2017
“Now a new king arose over Egypt.” That statement has the power to awe, to inspire, or to terrify those who hear it. Power is that way. It is tricky, and disparate, varied, in its use and effect. Good and bad miss the point. Expressions of power have the potential to induce dread in any direction, and bring salvation in even the unlikeliest of places.
Court of Honor Invocation Prayer
For those here among us being recognized, for the many people involved along the way, family and friends, we give thanks, O faithful and loving Spirit.
Psalm 133, Genesis 45:1-15 “Blessing has Baggage”
First Congregational Church of Anchorage : 20 August 2017
Pilgrimage is a rather unused concept for Christians today, at least as a spiritual practice.
Genesis 32:22-31 Romans 10:5-15 “What Is Your Name?”
First Congregational Church of Anchorage : 13 August 2017 Continue reading
It is difficult to begin most things.
Moving to Alaska seems like the thing to do until you have to do it. At least that should be true.
Matthew 14:13-21 “Dinner By A Different Name”
First Congregational Church of Anchorage : 6 August 2017
This is not Communion Sunday, as you know. This is not the day that we join and celebrate the sharing of a meal together symbolically, in order to teach ourselves something greater about meal sharing and the work of Christ still among us. That day will come, but there are things that come first