When we see Jesus and his works, we glimpse the intentions of the invisible God: love and justice, writes the Rev. Bill Cotton.
Jesus turned the old law on its head by having a despised Samaritan go beyond the law to extend mercy, writes the Rev. Bill Cotton. A higher law than courts and lawyers and religious organizations emerged – the neighbor’s need.
Even in our darkest times, the psalmist reminds us that weeping may last for a night, but joy comes in the morning, says the Rev. Bill Cotton.
A “preacher’s smorgasbord” of scriptures for June 30 gives a plethora of options for those moving to new assignments and those who want to celebrate love of country.
Sunday, June 23, 2019
The Rev. Bill Cotton finds himself acting more like his father, who was a “do-no-harm” Methodist.
The Rev. Bill Cotton, preparing to attend his 63rd session of annual conference, reflects on how the UMC’s current turmoil dates back to Paul.
The great 50 days of the Easter season offer many opportunities for new encounters with the Risen Christ.
For Easter sermons, the Rev. Bill Cotton offers a declaration of the true power of Christ’s Resurrection.
Rev. Bill Cotton offers three suggestions for those who will preach the Christian story on Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday and Good Friday.