Love Is Greater Than We Think

This morning’s Gospel takes place soon after Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem. The Sadducees and the Pharisees question Jesus one last time with the Pharisees again attempting to trip him up. As the great lawyers of their day, the Pharisees try to stump Jesus with a question on the Law. “Which law,” they ask, “is…

A Year of Thanks

Oprah Winfrey recently said one of the best pieces of advice Maya Angelou gave her was no matter how bad things seemed to be, all ways remember to give thanks to God, even if it is just for the strength to work through the issue. I have to admit, it is excellent advice. This advice…

It’s Time to Take the Dive!

This morning we heard the story of Nicodemus, the Pharisee who seeks Jesus in the darkness of night looking to obtain the promise of the Kingdom. But when he learns that he must be born again of the Spirit, Nicodemus leaves frustrated. In many ways this story is a parallel to the story of the…