“Time to Change Long Overdue”

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Pastor Russell Edwards August 20th, 2017 Acts 10:9-16, 34-35     1 John 2:7-11     During an address to the Southern Methodist University in Dallas Texas, in the spring of 1966, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “We have come a … Continue reading

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“How Long – Justice?”

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Pastor Russell Edwards August 6th, 2017 Proverbs 31                Luke 18:1-8   So many things in life shape who we are and the values we develop and cling to throughout our lives.  And it takes either a preponderance of evidence to … Continue reading

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“Monsters & Butterflies”

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Pastor Russell Edwards July 30th, 2017 Joshua 1:1-2, 5b-9              Romans 13:5b-8 A few days ago I walked into the supermarket up the road which is undergoing a major renovation; there are entire sections of the store cordoned off with plastic … Continue reading

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“That’s One Big But”

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Pastor Russell Edwards July 16th, 2017 Psalm 86:11-15           Romans 8:1-10   I mentioned to those who attended Bible Study on Tuesday that we would revisit the verses we studied then from Paul’s letter to the church in Rome, again this … Continue reading

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“Faced With a Choice”

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Pastor Russell Edwards July 9th, 2017 Romans 7:15-25a        Genesis 22:1-3,7-10 In an extremely bizarre scene on Friday, in a Gwinnett County, Georgia courtroom, a woman being arraigned for the stabbing deaths of four of her five children, ages 2 through … Continue reading

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“Fifty Shades of Grey”

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Pastor Russell Edwards July 2nd, 2017 Romans 13:1-7   Acts 4:13, 15-21a  On Friday evening I attended a rain-delayed double-header played between the local Sussex Miners baseball team and the Quebec Capitales; I was a bit disappointed when no announcement was … Continue reading

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“God Is Serious – Mostly”

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Pastor Russell Edwards June 25th 2017 Psalm 100          Genesis 18:1-12a   The story of Abraham and Sarah’s complicated domestic life, as it weaves its way through more than eleven chapters of Genesis, is far too lengthy to be read during … Continue reading

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“Still Creating After All these Years”

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Pastor Russell Edwards June 18th 2017 Genesis 1:1-2:2      Psalm 8:1,3-8 Last fall I had an opportunity to revisit the Vermont studio of artisan glass blower Michael Egan, and watched as he begins with a tiny lump of molten glass particles, … Continue reading

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“Is Spirituality Sufficient?”

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Pastor Russell Edwards June 11th 2017 1 Corinthians 12:3b-7, 11-13      Matthew 28:16-20 Whenever the question of what I “do” comes up, in any conversation with someone I’ve recently been introduced to, “interesting” would be the best way to describe the … Continue reading

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“Ain’t It Good to Know”

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Pastor Russell Edwards June 4th 2017 John 16:5-7, 13-15      Acts 2:1-4, 14-17a, 21 This morning the Church marks the celebration of Pentecost, fifty days after the Passover and Easter, the Resurrection.  And it was right around Easter, when our Bible Study … Continue reading

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