“Homily” – reflections on biblical texts. Most of these were originally presented in the LaSierra University Church 8:30 service. The 8:30 service founded in January 1994 is an ongoing effort at worship that respects the cycle of the church year, the common lectionary, thoughtful reflection and traditional hymns.

Of Making Many Books

IT STARTED: It was early 1978. In a few short weeks everything fell apart. Someone I thought I was building a home with wanted “freedom.” To satisfy that we moved 2,000 miles. She took the kids and began the legal process that would ultimately take everything apart. I had only despair. My livelihood was gone. […]

This one was Born Here, and This one was Born There

Jesus left us with his Spirit and invited each of you to let that Spirit live in you and move you and in this way you have become the hands and hearts, the ears and arms of Jesus.