January 2021

Being Faithful and True to God’s Way

2nd Sunday After Epiphany, January 17, 2021- 1st Samuel 3:1-10, John 1:43-51- The Reverend Dr. Arnold Isidore Thomas - My children grew up reading and viewing the Star Wars’ sagas, which, in some ways, influenced my son Devon’s path to ordained ministry. I remember him saying that the Jedi knights reminded him of Christian clergy… Continue reading Being Faithful and True to God’s Way

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

August 2019

Do Something!

9th Sunday after Pentecost, August 11, 2019 - Genesis 15:1-6, Luke 12:32-40 - The Reverend Dr. Arnold Isidore Thomas - Abraham is one of the three most intriguing characters of the Old Testament, the other two being Moses and Satan, the reason being that only these three have the audacity to challenge God’s assumptions and… Continue reading Do Something!