Messages from Our Pastor

Messages from Our Pastor2021-11-22T08:59:55-07:00

August 2022

In recent years, as archeology has uncovered more information about ancient Greece, artists and museums have begun displaying reproductions of famous sculptures the way the ancients saw them. They were painted in vibrant colors, almost surreal. They’re jarring to modern eyes. We’re used to seeing those white marble statues [...]

Tuesday, July 26, 2022|

July 2022

Basileia tou Theou is an important and nearly impossible-to-render phrase in the gospels. It’s usually translated in English as kingdom of God. More recently, it is sometimes reign of God, but both are probably too limited and/or inaccessible. Basileia tou Theou is more event than location, more experiential than [...]

Wednesday, June 29, 2022|

June 2022

At the center of our galaxy is a supermassive black hole called Sagittarius A*. It’s located near the Butterfly Cluster, an open cluster of stars. Of course, it only looks like a butterfly from our perspective here on earth, since all those stars are nowhere near one another in reality. [...]

Wednesday, June 1, 2022|

May 2022

Manifesto: The Mad Farmer Liberation Front ~ Wendell Berry, 1973 Love the quick profit, the annual raise, vacation with pay. Want more of everything ready-made. Be afraid to know your neighbors and to die. And you will have a window in your head. Not even your future will be [...]

Sunday, May 1, 2022|

April 2022

Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow Creeps in this petty pace from day to day, To the last syllable of recorded time; And all our yesterdays have lighted fools The way to dusty death.  Out, out, brief candle! Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player, That struts and frets his [...]

Friday, April 1, 2022|
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