I knew a man named Paul who had been an arbitrator for union negotiations with big corporations in the sixties. Though the corporations hired him, in his heart, he looked at the workers as the ones he was serving. He often encouraged the companies to give the workers the 2 to 5 cents more an […]

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Advent Devotional 2019

DECEMBER 1 ST ~ Isaiah 2: 4-5 ~ 4 Thus [the LORD] will judge among the nations and arbitrate for the many peoples, and they shall beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks: Nation shall not take up sword against nation; they shall no longer learn how to make war. 5 […]

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April, 2019 “From now on, brothers and sisters, if anything is excellent and if anything is admirable, focus your thoughts on these things: all that is true, all that is holy, all that is just, all that is pure, all that is lovely, and all that is worthy of praise…The God of peace will be […]

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Sermon for May 2019

The Methodist Church has an “Open Table,” which means anyone can receive the elements: in this case, flat bread and grape juice, which in our ritual/liturgy we pray to become the Body and Blood of Jesus, which I translate to mean the “Strength and Spirit” of Christ, in order to remember that we can always […]

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Through the Advent side of Christmas, I pray you each and all received Hope and Peace and Love and Joy, even as you received Christ. Because Jesus did His work while on the earth; He inaugurated the Family of God…the vision The Most High has for earth and all its creatures, including us.  So, when […]

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June, 2018 “The Lord has told you, O mortal, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you, but to do justice, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God.”  (Micah 6.8) I went to watch my Thai friend become a citizen last week.  4,509 people from 113 countries came to […]

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