Pentecost 2020

                                                              Steve Schantz     Great people quite often tend to be controversial people. During the Second World War in England, Winston Churchill was hailed and loved as the “man of the hour”.  His impassioned speeches encouraged the Brits to courageously resist the onslaught of the Nazi war machine.  England’s men,...

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Jesus Bypasses Troubled Hearts

John 14:1-14 NRSV    Here we are five Sundays into the Easter season and we find for our text today Jesus addressing his disciples, whose hearts are troubled. Although it’s a season of celebration, we too probably still need encouragement. It doesn’t take long to run into things that leave...

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Anxiously Anchored?

                                                   Steve Schantz- May 3rd, 2020                                                              ———————-                                        Rock of Ages, cleft for me, Let me hide myself in Thee;                        Let the water and the blood, From Thy wounded side which flowed,                            Be of sin the double cure, Save from wrath and make me pure.   The first...

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While We Wait…

                                         Steve Schantz – April 26th, 2020                                                         Psalm 62 1 For God alone my soul waits in silence; from him comes my salvation. 2 He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall not be greatly shaken. 3 How long will all of you attack a man to batter him, like a leaning wall,...

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What’s Your Name?

Luke 8:26 They sailed to the region of the Gerasenes, which is across the lake from Galilee. 27 When Jesus stepped ashore, he was met by a demon-possessed man from the town. For a long time this man had not worn clothes or lived in a house, but had lived in the tombs. 28 When he...

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