Sept. 13th 2020  Zoom Sermon

Sept. 13th 2020 Zoom Sermon

LOTUS On Sept. 8, 2020, a spokesperson for AstraZeneca, one of the companies developing a vaccine for COVID-19, said that their Phase 3 trials of the vaccine have been put on hold because one of the participants in the United Kingdom suffered a serious unexplained...
August 9th 2020

August 9th 2020

LOTUS This year marks the 75th memorial of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Today is the 9th of August. Exactly 75 years ago, a bomb was dropped on Nagasaki. Just three days ago, on August 6, a similar bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. The bomb dropped on Hiroshima...
July 19, 2020 Zoom Sermon

July 19, 2020 Zoom Sermon

John Lewis passed away on Friday, July 17, 2020, of pancreatic cancer. He was 80 years old. Lewis was born on Feb. 21, 1940 to parents who were sharecroppers. But, when he passed away, he had come a long way and died as a U.S. representative of the 5th congressional...

Feb. 23, 2020 Sermon

There was a Feb. 19, 2020 CNN article about a man who was awarded over $150,000 for being denied a license plate. The judge ruled that the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet was at fault for not granting Bernie Hart’s request for special plates that read, “IM GOD.” Mr....

Dec. 22nd 2019

December 22nd 2019 I recently saw a video (“The Dangerous Pursuit of One of the World’s Rarest Colours”) put out by the BBC on Dec. 11, 2019 about an indigenous community called the Mixtec who live in Pinotepa de Don Luis, Oaxaca, Mexico. They have preserved a long...

Dec. 1st 2019 Sermon

It has been thirty-eight years since Pope St. John Paul II visited Japan in 1981. The present pope, Pope Francis, just recently spent four days in Japan last month (Nov. 23 to 26, 2019). When Pope Francis addressed a conference of bishops, he said, “I don’t know if...