Author Archives: revjoemoore

Seeking the Lost

September 11, 2016 Luke 15:1-10 There was something off about today’s Gospel lesson. It just didn’t seem quite complete; like there was something “missing”. Which is ironic because it included two stories about people looking for something they had lost- … Continue reading

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Life or Death; the Choice is Ours

Life or Death; the Choice is Ours September 4, 2016 Our weekly Book Club at Fries Moravian is just about finished with our current book. For most of the summer, we have been reading Accidental Saints: Finding God in All … Continue reading

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Yesterday, Today, Forever

Yesterday, Today, Forever August 28, 2016 Last Tuesday morning, for some inexplicable reason, Kelly and I woke up really early. We were at the beach, on vacation, yet for some reason we both were awake. Even as the sun was … Continue reading

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Moravian Pentecost

August 14, 2016 Moravian Pentecost Yesterday, Zach and I went to part of the celebration of Salem’s 250th Anniversary. It was in 1766 that the Moravians began building the village of Salem. Yesterday was community day in Old Salem, all … Continue reading

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By Faith or By Fear

Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16 Like so many others, I watched the opening ceremony of the Olympics on Friday night. While it wasn’t as epic or memorable as it was 4 years ago, nothing will ever top the opening of the London … Continue reading

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Rise Up!

Colossians 3:1-11 This is our baptismal font. Like almost all of the “pulpit furniture” it is removable. We can clear out everything up here, the chairs, pews, lectern, even the pulpit itself and the communion table. Sometimes we do clear … Continue reading

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How Many Righteous?

Then the Lord said: “How great the outcry against the Sodom and Gomorrah and how very grave their Sin! I must go down and see whether they have done altogether according to the outcry that has come to me; and … Continue reading

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