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This Sunday’s text is likely familiar. Most of us are familiar with the story of Jesus feeding 5000 people. But on a close reading, this one is different—and in fact is the second time in just a few chapters that Jesus feeds thousands!
In the closing sermon of our Lenten series, we conclude by looking forward with hope at God’s promise for all people.
This Sunday, we explore the concept of recovery. This work prepares us to hear even more clearly the good news that our faults and weaknesses do not define us, and that healing and wholeness are possible.
This Sunday’s message frames the Christian “program” of Rehab in the Ten Commandments.
This second Sunday in Lent focuses on intervention and the idea that we must rely on help to endure the wilderness.
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?