Word for today: “Invest”

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Matt 25:14-30 – The Parable of the Talents Good Morning, I want to thank all of those who have been sharing Temple Talks the last few weeks. They have been outstanding!  Thank you for sharing your stories. This morning’s message continues the theme of stewardship. This parable from the gospel of Mathew speaks of a […]

Women, Wells, Water… Wow!

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Today is Women’s Thankoffering Sunday! Women who encountered God in very powerful and unexpected ways – that’s the theme of this morning’s three scripture readings. Today we celebrate Women’s Thankoffering Sunday; but I don’t want any of you men to feel excluded. You’ll see that the end of this morning’s journey is the realization that, […]

The Parable of Steadfast Love… Not Sacrifice!

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God asks, What sacrifice will it take? Martin Luther, the man whose name is the root of our denominational identity, summed up the mysterious dilemma of our relationship to our creator by declaring that human beings are both “sinner” and “saint.” Not that we bounce back and forth between the two, but that we are […]