Sermons by Lori Leopold
Jesus’ healing of a man born blind raises all kinds of questions. What kind of questions are good and what kind are bad? In what ways did the blind man see/perceive while the others did not?
Will You Give Me a Drink?
The story of Jesus asking the Samaritan woman for a drink inspires us to reflect on how we can learn from his example and cross boundaries to engage others?
How Do We Begin Again?
How have we experienced “beginning again” in our lives? Why do we sometimes resist it? How might God be inviting us to “begin again” this Lenten season?
This week we begin with the story of Eve in the Garden and Jesus’ temptation in the wilderness. These accounts remind us of something essential…that seeking begins with listening.
What is our role in the divine garden? And how, by the grace of God, will this garden grow?
How and why would God work through a cross, symbol of death and powerlessness, in order to reveal God’s power?
Dart Rhoades’ message focuses on something our hearts and minds and spirits need to return again and again…forgiveness.
Unity Versus Uniformity
How can the church maintain “unity” without sacrificing justice and a firm commitment to beliefs or practices that seem essential to life grounded in the Gospel?
To the Church of God in Pacific Beach
We look forward to diving into some tough questions together as we draw alongside Paul, the church in Corinth and one another to be guided and inspired by the Holy Spirit, holding us all.
On this 4th Sunday of Advent, we spend time with Mary and Elizabeth, two expectant mothers who encounter one another with love, care and blessing. How do we understand blessings and in what contexts do we experience them?