Sermons for July 2015

How Could Anybody…?

In my childhood home, my mother was the great talker. My father and grandfather mostly listened, or appeared to. When my grandfather’s hearing failed, it was up to my father and me, an only child, to decide if we should reply or otherwise comment. My mother often began with these words, “How could anybody …. Read More

Plain Talk about Poverty and Riches

“No thanks,” I said, over and over again, to the woman. We had spent the day visiting communities around Lake Atitlan, in Guatemala, and now our boat driver was ferrying us back across the greenish bluish waters to San Lucas, our home base for the week. The woman had jumped aboard the boat to catch… Read More