'creation' Tagged Posts

'creation' Tagged Posts

Rites of Passage

This┬áSunday we┬ánear 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…

Weaning

Separation can be intensely hard. When separation takes place, it can feel as though the world is ending. Where is God in these times?

Birth

Our text this week brings about many images of camping and hospitality and laughter and pregnancy.

Creation

Beginning a new sermon series based on the stories of Genesis, we begin with our ancient stories of creation…

Giving Up Superiority

This third Sunday in Lent, we continue the series “Giving It Up” by looking at where we hold ourselves above others…

Giving Up Control

This Sunday we begin a Lenten series, and this week’s focus is on temptation and an unwilling loss of control.