This week, we as a people are challenged. Challenged to practice the radical hospitality that our Lord requires of us; the radical hospitality that accepts and welcomes all people to find refuge in our God.
We can find that forgiving others is often a hard thing to do, but today in our scripture, Jesus challenges our understanding of what it means to be forgiving. And today we ask ourselves if we are truly living our call to forgive others.
Over the last few weeks, we have rejoiced that we are constantly offered a new start with Jesus Christ. Today, we look at what it means to live a life truly transformed by the Grace of God.
Last week, we celebrated that we are constantly offered a new start through the grace of Jesus Christ. Today, we look at what happens if deep down we don’t feel like we deserve it.
As the season changes, so too do our purposes. As many are going back to school, let this be an invitation to go back to God with passion and joy. Let today be an invitation to grow in your knowledge of who Christ is and find contentment, that God is working in you and changing … [Read more…]
This week, we look at a challenging Gospel lesson, a scripture that doesn’t distill easily into a bumper sticker slogan. Through it, we are reminded that we need to continue to grow in our faith, so that when our faith is rocked, which it will be, we remain steadfast.
Are you waiting for a day of perfection to follow Jesus as you want? Are you waiting for your circumstances to be perfect, or your faith to be perfect, or your gifts to be perfect? This Sunday we celebrate our community of faith, and we reflect on what it means to be a family of … [Read more…]
This week, we look at Old Testament scripture that reminds us that we need to continue to grow in our faith, even when it is hard, even if it leaves a mark.
Would you consider yourself a content person? And where are you looking for your source of contentment? Today we look to the example of The Apostle Paul to find where our true contentment comes from and how we can be joyful in any and every circumstance that we face. Let us praise our Lord today, … [Read more…]
In this week’s service, we ask answer a very profound question… How are we as Christians supposed to respond to the sin of others?