Monthly Archives: June 2012

A Cast of Heroes…

Back in the summer of 2006, Judith and I attended a party with the theme “Heroes.”  All the guests were invited to share aloud some thoughts on a person who was/is a hero to them.  I couldn’t narrow my choices … Continue reading

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A Sermon: The Big Questions-What is the Nature of God?

Preached by Rev. Aaron Fulp-Eickstaedt, June 24th, 2012 at Immanuel Presbyterian Church, McLean, Virginia Exodus 3:1-17, John 3:16, I John 4:16             This summer I am preaching a series of sermons that I am calling The Big Questions. It is centered … Continue reading

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The Bullied Bus Monitor and the Scarred God

Well, I finally did it.  I finally watched the YouTube video of the middle-schoolers in Greece, New York tormenting Karen Klein, the 68 year old legally blind grandmother who serves as their bus monitor.  It makes for disturbing viewing.  The kids … Continue reading

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A Sermon: The Big Questions-Is There Something or Someone More?

Preached by Rev. Aaron Fulp-Eickstaedt June 17th, 2012 at Immanuel Presbyterian Church, McLean, Virginia Today I begin a series of sermons that will carry us through the summer, a series I am going to call The Big Questions. These sermons … Continue reading

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Dear Dad…. Father’s Day 2012

  Dear Dad,   Last night Judith and I co-hosted a poetry party And for my contribution, I read W.S. Merwin’s poem “Yesterday.” I don’t know if you know that one. It’s in part about fathers and sons And taking … Continue reading

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Just the Beginning of the Conversation…

            Martin Copenhaver, in the marvelous book on the real lives of ordained ministers that he co-authored with Lillian Daniel, This Odd and Wondrous Calling (I really should get a commission for every copy that gets sold on my recommendation!) … Continue reading

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A Sermon: O, The Places You’ll Go

“O, The Places You’ll Go” A sermon by Rev. Aaron Fulp-Eickstaedt At Immanuel Presbyterian Church, McLean VA On June 10th, 2012 Ezekiel 1:15-21; John 16:28-33 Our first passage for today is from the book of the prophet Ezekiel.  We don’t read … Continue reading

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