Zacchaeus for Adults

Sermon preached November 3, 2013 Iglesia Presbiteriana Comunidad de Esperanza Bogotá, Colombia I don’t know if this is the same for you, but this story of Zacchaeus’ encounter with Jesus was one of the most common in my Sunday school classes when I was a kid… Zacchaeus’ was always featured in the children’s’ Bibles I … More Zacchaeus for Adults

God’s Wedding Banquet: Sermon Preached Oct. 6, 2013 – Metro Baptist Church, New York

Sermon Preached Oct. 6, 2013 World Communion SundayMetro Baptist ChurchNew York, NY This morning you are invited to a wedding banquet. The wedding in Cana, Jesus’ first miracle! Turning water into wine at a wedding party. Some have argued that the point of this story is that Jesus ministers in small ways, such as helping out … More God’s Wedding Banquet: Sermon Preached Oct. 6, 2013 – Metro Baptist Church, New York

Urgent Action for Colombian Conscientious Objector Jhonatan Vargas

URGENT ACTION On behalf of Conscientious Objector Jhonatan David Vargas Becerra, youth leader of the Central Foursquare Church of Barrancabermeja, Santander who was forcibly recruited by the 34th Battallion of Barrancabermeja “But with righteousness he shall judge the poor,  and decide with equity for the meek of the earth.”  Isaiah 11:4a NRSV Dear Sisters and … More Urgent Action for Colombian Conscientious Objector Jhonatan Vargas

Looking back… looking forward…

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Pray for Peace in Colombia

Pray for Peace in Colombia on Sunday, September 30, 2012 Lectionary Selection: Mark 9: 38 -50 Mission Stewardship Moment from Colombia:Earlier this month, on Tuesday, September 4, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos confirmed that the Colombian Government and Colombia’s largest guerrilla group, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (or FARC) would begin formal peace talks … More Pray for Peace in Colombia

CEDECOL National Assembly, DoPA and Summit of the People

Just got back last night from the 59th Annual National Assembly of the Evangelical Council of Colombia (CEDECOL) in the lovely colonial city of Popayán, Cauca. Highlights, other than bouncing over the Andes in a Fokker 50, included participating in round-table discussions on Human Rights and Church and State led by Rev. Pablo Moreno and … More CEDECOL National Assembly, DoPA and Summit of the People