January 2020

The Beloved Child of God

1st Sunday after Epiphany, January 12, 2020- Isaiah 42:1-9, Acts 10:34-43, Matthew 3:13-17- The Reverend Dr. Arnold Isidore Thomas - Those who attended my son, Devon’s, ordination service in December 2018, may recall that I pointed to him as I referenced the words from Matthew’s gospel: “This is my beloved son, with whom I am… Continue reading The Beloved Child of God

September 2019

You Can’t Serve Two Masters

15th Sunday after Pentecost, September 22, 2019 - Luke 16:1-13 - The Reverend Dr. Arnold Isidore Thomas - In a speech he delivered on “honesty,” Mark Twain said, “When I was a boy I was walking along a street and spied a cart full of watermelons. I was fond of watermelons,” he said, “so I… Continue reading You Can’t Serve Two Masters

June 2019

I Will Pour Out My Spirit on All Flesh

Pentecost, Sunday, June 9, 2019 - Genesis 11:1-9, Acts 2:1-21 - The Reverend Dr. Arnold Isidore Thomas - The story about the building of the tower of Babel, where God confused the language of those who arrogantly sought equality with God, and the story of Pentecost, when God enabled the good news of the resurrection… Continue reading I Will Pour Out My Spirit on All Flesh