January 22nd, 2023 homily on 1 Corinthians 1:10-18 by Pastor Galen Ravens Fan Club I used to do a fair amount of traveling to other parts of the U.S. when I did college campus ministry, and frequently when someone found out that I am from Baltimore, they would say, “oh, so I guess you areContinue reading “Have the Same Mind”
1.15.23 homily on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 by Pastor Galen MacGyver One of the best TV shows of all time (in my opinion) was the show MacGyver, whose lead character (by the same name) was played by Richard Dean Anderson in the original 1985 series. MacGyver possessed a genius-level knowledge of science, and an uncanny abilityContinue reading “Not Lacking”
I’m sure you know the feeling. You dip your toes in the water – maybe it’s a pool, or a lake, or an ocean – and the water is freezing cold. There’s no way you’re going to put your whole body in. It’s way too cold! But then someone – in the case of our family it’s always one of my daughters – calls out “Come on in, the water’s fine!”
December 24th, 2022, homily for Christmas Eve, by Pastor Galen The power has been out at our house for the past couple of days. It started yesterday morning when a tree fell on the power lines. We couldn’t get any information about how long it was going to last, but we were heading out theContinue reading “The Savior is Born”
Isaiah paints a picture of a peaceable kingdom – wild animals living alongside domesticated animals, and a little child leading the way. But is a peaceable kingdom really possible?