Peace – Prayer – Joy – Love

Sermons from August 2015

Dress Faithfully

How many people remember the name Joey Buttafuoco? He made national news when his affair with a 16 year-old girl, Amy Fisher, was exposed after Fisher attempted to kill Buttafuoco’s wife. It was an ugly story that not only kept the late night talk show hosts well stocked in jokes, but people around the country casting all sorts of opinions and judgments. Now, there…

Live Wisely

This past week I went golfing with one of our deacons. Now anyone who golfs with me will attest that I ask a lot of questions, from “Which club should I use?” to the more frequent, “Can you help me look for my ball?” But there is one question I always seem to ask and in doing so, I believe, has made…

God’s Desired Things

Reading: Matthew 5:1-12 (The Beatitudes) In 1927 Max Ehrmann wrote Desiderata, which when translated from Latin means “desired things.” It’s a beautiful prose poem that begins with the words, “Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence.” During my time away with my family, which wasn’t always as peaceful or placid as one might wish, I learned this…