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When I Survey . . . · 4d ago

“First Things First”

“For no one can lay any foundation other than the one that has been laid; that foundation ...
When I Survey . . . · 2W ago

“The Seven Last Words of the Church”

“Jesus said to them, “Isaiah prophesied rightly about you hypocrites, as it is written, ‘T...
When I Survey . . . · 4W ago

“Our Nation of Immigrants”

“You shall also love the stranger, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt.” —Deuteron...
When I Survey . . . · 1M ago

“Looking for Light in the Shadow of Death” A Sermon on Matthew 4:12-23

“The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light, and those who sat in the regio...
When I Survey . . . · 1M ago

“Helping those who have no helper”

“For he delivers the needy when they call, the poor and those who have no helper.” —Psalm ...
When I Survey . . . · 1M ago

They Sought Him by a Star: A Reflection on Epiphany

If you can recall the song The Twelve Days of Christmas, you know that today is the twelft...
When I Survey . . . · 1M ago

My Top Ten Posts from 2016

Once again as the old year passes and the new year beckons, it is my custom to look back a...
When I Survey . . . · 2M ago

Emmanuel, Come to Us! A Prayer for our World at Christmas

O God of wondrous grace and holy love, we give you thanks and praise that you entered into...
When I Survey . . . · 2M ago

Rick’s Paprika Chicken

Sometime on the proverbial “cold winter’s night” you may want to cook this for your family and/or friends. It’s about as easy as it gets, and no one ever complains. I have several versions of chicken paprikash, (mushrooms are great in it) but this is...
When I Survey . . . · 2M ago

A Prayer for Christmas (and for our time) from Karl Barth

The Swiss theologian Karl Barth, who many (among them me) consider the greatest Christian ...