We Do What Jesus Did

I preached this sermon on Sunday at the 4:00 jazz service at Fourth Church. It is a reflection on Jesus' baptism and the notion that changing one's

What If We Were the Scriptures?

Reading: 2 Corinthians 3:1-11 Are we starting to commend ourselves again? We don't need letters of introduction to you or from you like other people,


I experienced a wonderful synchronicity yesterday. It began with the video I made for our reading through the Bible project:   I had never


A year ago, I wrote a blog post about the use of "happy" instead of "blessed" in the Common English Bible. You can read that post here. Back then,

You Always Have a Choice

"Cain became very angry and looked resentful. The LORD said to Cain, "Why are you angry, and why do you look so resentful? If you do the right thing,

Read the Bible in 2012

My congregation, Fourth Presbyterian Church, is reading through the Bible in 2012. I'm thrilled that we are using the Common English Bible. The