Historic Salem UCC — April 8th, 2018

The following was presented as a reflection on November 6th at the Historic Salem UCC 10:15AM service. I did not truly know what exhaustion was until I entered my second year of seminary. The academic schedule is grueling: six to seven hours of class-time every week,...

CMCL Sermon — October 15th, 2017

The following was presented as a reflection on November 6th at the Community Mennonite Church of Lancaster 9:30AM service. Today’s lectionary reading is Exodus 32, verses 1 through 14 – the very beginning of the story, basically up to where Moses manages to convince...

UUCV Sermon — May 28th, 2017

The following was presented as a reflection on May 28th at the Unitarian Universalists of Cumberland Valley 10:30AM service. “Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

CMCL Sermon — November 6th, 2016

The following was presented as a reflection on November 6th at the Community Mennonite Church of Lancaster 8:30AM and 11:00AM services. For those of you who don’t know, I’m currently attending Lancaster Theological Seminary, pursuing a Masters of Divinity. From what I...

CMCL Sermon — August 23rd, 2015

The following was presented as a reflection on August 23rd at the Community Mennonite Church of Lancaster 9:30AM service. The first church I attended regularly was, at least initially, because of Susan. “Insistence” may be a bit strong of a word, but what she extended...