Tag Archives: art

What the Shepherds Teach Us

“What the Shepherds Teach Us” A Sermon Delivered to Church for the Highlands Christmas Eve 2019

Pictures of a fool

The gospel text for this Sunday is Luke 12:13-21, the Parable of the Rich Fool. 13 Someone in the crowd said to him, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the family inheritance with me.” 14 But he said to him, “Friend, who set me to be a judge or arbitrator over you?” 15 And he said to them, […]

More thoughts on the neighbor in the ditch

As I continue to study the text (Good Samaritan parable) for this Sunday, N.T. Wright’s take (Jesus and the Victory of God) on it is as challenging as it is helpful.  He sees the parable as Jesus’ way of teaching the lawyer–and Israel–to take a completely new and different view of what it means to be […]

Quotes and image for our bulletin this Sunday

“The Christian, however, must bear the burden of a brother. He must suffer and endure the brother. It is only when he is a burden that another person is really a brother and not merely an object to be manipulated.”   Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Life Together “If God is our father, the church is our mother.” […]

A Work in Progress

“A Work in Progress” Ephesians 2:7-14 Delivered to Church for the Highlands on the 7th Anniversary Sunday, September 17, 2017 [sermon audio is here] The Basílica i Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família. That’s the majestic church in Barcelona behind me on the screen. It is a masterpiece, designed by Antoni Gaudi, that has been […]

Painted Pentecost

Pentecost is this Sunday.  Monday is a day to begin thinking about how to portray the birthday of the church in words, but what about illustrating with image as well?  Below are three creative demonstrations of what happened as God gave the Holy Spirit:  

Art for Palm Sunday


Art for Sunday

Some images (click on image for source) relating to the Gospel this Sunday, Mark 8:31-38: