Five Smooth Stones

There are few stories that are more familiar than the one of David and Goliath. Even the most secular people have some sort of understanding of the story. It comes from more than three thousand years ago, but still has echoes today. Israel has come into the Promised Land and become a significant presence there. With…

Who Wants to Get Stoned?

  People in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones. A rolling stone gathers no moss. The only difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones is the way you use them. There is no end to quotes about stones. How many of you were scratching your head at the sign this week? Gary was a bit skeptical when I told…

And the Spirit Laughed!

The community I serve has been devastated by the tragic deaths of two teenage girls last month and, as we all know,  there has been a lot of grief/violence/death in the world. i had the bright idea of creating space to ‘Pause’ in the sanctuary in one of the churches while we had our annual…