"A Lament for Peace"

2 Lent.C.19
Luke 13:31-35:
The Rev. Melanie McCarley

Our Gospel lesson today is comprised, in part, of a heartbreaking lament by our Savior: Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to it! How often have I desired….but you were not willing!”

"Invest in Your Faith"

6 Epiphany.C.19
1 Corinthians 15:12-20
The Rev. Melanie McCarley

On a Christian talk-radio station the host was speaking to a woman named Cindy. Now, Cindy was a person with problems. In fact, Cindy had a lot of problems. This woman, she had problems at work, trouble in her marriage, and was at odds with her teen-aged children. She suffered from occasional bouts of depression. Cindy had problems.