Now after John was arrested, Jesus came to Galilee, proclaiming the good news of God, & saying, â€˜The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God has come near; repent, & believe the good news.’ As Jesus passed along the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and his brother Andrew casting a net into the lakeâ€”for they were fishermen. And Jesus said to them, â€˜Follow me and I will make you fish for people.’ And immediately they left their nets and followed him. As he went a little farther, he saw James son of Zebedee and his brother John, who were in their boat mending the nets. Immediately he called them; and they left their father Zebedee in the boat with the hired men, and followed him.
February 1, 2015 at St Paul and St Andrew UMC, NYC by K Karpen
Our organ repair guy came by the other day to give us some ideas about further fixing up our 120 year old pipe organ. I hadn’t seen him since early December, and when I said hi, he said, How have you all been? Did you manage to get the baby out of the womb?â€
At first, I thought he had the wrong guy. Continue reading