The gospel brings a message of hope and a message of challenge to us today.
We have been entrusted with a great treasure-- the good news of the love of God through Jesus. Will we bury that or share it?
Joshua challenged the people of Israel to choose whom they would serve. Who do we choose to serve? And why should we serve the Lord?
As we celebrate Holy Communion on All Saints Day we are reminded of the promise that one day ALL God's people will be gathered around the table again.
We can recite the two great commandments-- to love God and love our neighbor. But what does it mean to PRACTICE that love?