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As we begin a new year and new century, we explore the beginning of Jesus’ ministry. As we consider Matthew’s text in Sunday’s worship, note the opening of the heavens, the presence of the Spirit of God, and the voice from the heavens.
As we begin a series on the Gospel of Mark, we read that religious leaders began to critique Jesus very early in his ministry.
This Sunday culminates our series on building community. As we explore the ways David responds to the threats of violence and war from Goliath and the Philistines, how can we learn about building community?
This Sunday we near the end of our sermon series from Genesis and the Revised Common Lectionary called From Chaos to Community. If last Sunday’s scripture was difficult to reconcile, this week’s continuation of Abraham’s story is even more challenging. This week we wrestle with the difficult story that is generously – if somewhat misleadingly – known as “the binding of Isaac.” Often we approach this story looking primarily from Abraham’s perspective and affirming the depth of his faith in God. I…
Separation can be intensely hard. When separation takes place, it can feel as though the world is ending. Where is God in these times?
Our text this week brings about many images of camping and hospitality and laughter and pregnancy.
Beginning a new sermon series based on the stories of Genesis, we begin with our ancient stories of creation…
I believe we are all called to some form of Ministry, and a few are called to Ordained Ministry. This post includes a brief outline of the process for Ordination as well as an invitation to continued learning.