Epitaph; Rev. Dee Ledger, February 3, 2019

When I was a high school English teacher and teaching Edgar Lee Masters’ Spoon River Anthology, one of the lesson plans I did was to have the youth design their own epitaph. It may seem, at first, like a morbid assignment, but the youth were quick to find ways to describe what they enjoyed most… [Read More]

Stand…A Message for Annual Meeting Sunday; Rev. Dee Ledger, January 27, 2019

When Jesus comes to his hometown to stand, read, and interpret scripture, his actual standing up to read isn’t the problem.  These scriptures from Isaiah had been heard before, handed down generation after generation, heard, discussed and interpreted way before Jesus comes along.  Jesus asks for the ancient scroll.  He moves his finger along the… [Read More]

Reassured; Rev. Dee Ledger, December 23, 2018

Two people are having a conversation about books.  The first one says that once he has read a story, any story, he is done with it because he now knows the outcome and there are no more surprises.  The second man says that once he reads a story, he often looks forward to reading it… [Read More]

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