Monthly archives:August 2015

  • Grace Lindvall (Psalm 47, Acts 1:6-14) One of my all time favorite movies is the classic Footloose. Part of me identifies with the rebel Ariel as a fellow pastor’s kid, but most of me just loves the dancing. I hear the words to Kenny Loggins’ Footloose or Deniece Williams’ Lets Hear it for t... [read more]
  • Steve Lindsley Exodus 18: 1-27; Matthew 28: 16-20 For the Installation of Rev. Grace Lindvall So there the disciples are, with Jesus, on a mountain.  Very “Moses” of Matthew, the gospel’s writer, as he's labored long and hard to convince readers that Jesus is the “new Moses.”  Leading the p... [read more]
  • Steve Lindsley (Mark 5: 21-43; Psalm 130: 1-8) Things didn’t work out this summer for the Lindsleys to make our annual pilgrimage to the beach and ocean. Or, as some like to call it, “the shark’s home.” But a boy can dream, right? And so in that dream, I am standing in the surf at Myrtle ... [read more]
  • Steve Lindsley (Ephesians 4:25-5:2; Psalm 111: 1-10) When I was growing up, my father had a fairly frequent weekend routine. It began Saturday mornings, sometimes Friday nights. It involved a card table set up in our living room, upon which were spread 500, 1000, even 2000 tiny puzzle pieces... [read more]