Supporting our Muslim sisters and brothers
I just returned from a four-day session of the Northern Illinois Annual Conference, during which I wore a kufi cap, which is a prayer cap worn by Muslim men. Several people asked me why I was wearing it, and I decided to ask Bishop Jung for a few minutes of More >
Why I open with jokes…
Some of you who read my posted sermons from the past couple of months may wonder why I start each one with a joke of some kind. For some people, jokes seem out of place in church or as part of a serious presentation of a message from God.
Several months More >
Jesus’ Call to Mutual Care
Meditation for Good Friday, April 2, 2010
Riverside Covenant of Churches Worship
Ascension Lutheran Church
Rev. Douglas Asbury
John 19.25b-27: “Meanwhile, standing near the cross of Jesus were his mother, and his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. When Jesus saw his mother and the disciple whom he loved standing More >
Thanks for the kudos, and yet…
Posted by Pastor Doug in Meditations
Many of the comments coming into this site have been very complimentary regarding the quality of the content. We appreciate that very much and are happy when what we post here is found to be appealing and of value.
At the same time, to post all the comments that simply comment More >