Browsing the March 2019 archive of Blog

Our Father Waits with Open Arms

Posted by debbie fields on 3/27/19


For Sunday, March 31st, 2019  4th Sunday of Lent  

Joshua 5:9a, 10-12 2 Corinthians 5:17-21 Luke 15:1-3, 11-32

Fatherhood, in today’s current cultural climate, can be a hotly debated topic depending on who you are listening to. The mere notion can bring up difficult feelings and memories for ... Read More »

Be on Fire with the Love of Christ

Posted by debbie fields on 3/20/19

For Sunday, March 24th, 2019 

3rd Sunday of Lent  

Exodus 3:1-8a, 13-15 1 Corinthians 10:1-6, 10-12 Luke 13:1-9

Growing up in the northern Midwest, we had long, unforgiving winters. Spring meant hope of warmth and the great thaw from a long cold winter. It was filled with melting snow, ... Read More »

Glory & Sacrifice

Posted by debbie fields on 3/13/19


For Sunday, March 17th, 2019  2nd Sunday of Lent  

Genesis 15:5-12, 17-18 Philippians 3:17—4:1 Luke 9:28b-36

Our contemporary American culture has a complicated relationship with sacrifice. Historically, our nation was built on it. Today we honor veterans, first responders, and others who risk their own lives for others. ... Read More »

Resisting Temptation

Posted by debbie fields on 3/06/19


For Sunday, March 10th, 2019  1st Sunday of Lent  

Deuteronomy 26:4-10 Romans 10:8-13 Luke 4:1-13

Our Church and our world are going through painful times. For our Church, the ongoing revelations of the sex abuse crisis are disturbing, discouraging, and sad. Feelings of betrayal and anger are commonly ... Read More »