Archive for July 2003

Blessing God

Ephesians 1:3-14 Hope CRC Last October, after preaching at Hope, I raced out of the parking lot and jumped on the tollway going north to attend the wedding of my high school next-door locker neighbor and great friend Siiri Rimpila. In fact, Siiri did me a great honor—she asked me to help the rabbi who [...]

Carrying Christ, Traveling Light

Mark 6:6b-13 Hope CRC For those of you who have yet to take this year’s big family summer vacation, here is a quick cautionary tale about packing light—Packing light can be taken too far. Five years ago, my family knew things had gone too far when we found my dad sawing off the handle of [...]