When Jesus Prays for You

Not only is it Mothers Day, but graduation is also in the air. In just a bit we will give thanks and ask God’s blessing on our 2018 graduates: Griffin Collier, Gracie Day, John Pittman, Emily Robertson, Will Rowland, and McKenzie Stevenson. We are so proud of each of you, and we’re excited to see what…

A Righteous People

Preached at St. Anne’s Episcopal Church – Tifton, Georgia Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20 The great theologian Karl Barth is said to have said that a preacher should always preach with the Bible in one hand and the newspaper in the other. This is good advice not just for preachers, but for all Christians. We who love the…

Temptation & Grace

Genesis 2:15-17; 3:1-7 and Matthew 4:1-11 The holy season of Lent is here. These forty days are a time of fasting and prayer, a time in which we throw sheets and veils over all the razzle-dazzle, over all our shiniest objects, over all our spiritual crutches and best liturgical gimmicks. Why? For the same reason you…