How do scripture, church tradition, experience, and reason impact our choices in the voting booth? This week I confess to you my own political beliefs.
Instead of a traditional sermon, this is a kind of "state of our church" address. Every now and then your pastor just has to talk about some things! :)
So much of the last 2000 years of Christian history has been lived out under the pale of disease, plague, and epidemic. What can we learn from the faithful (and faithless) who have gone before us? During this pandemic, how can we Christians stay "healthy?"
In a world of constant stress, we often want everything to just go back to normal again. But what happens when there's nothing much to find there anymore?
For the Week beginning July 5th, 2020: "FREEDOM!" FAMILY ANNOUNCEMENTS An EXCITING video...
When "exiled" to a difficult place, Jeremiah teaches to find hope by: 1) starting to live our lives NOW; 2) praying for our cities and our enemies; 3) not listening to the fake news of false prophets; and, 4) believing that God has a prosperous plan for our future.
We often think that stability will come when wars and conflict of all kinds finally stop. But the Bible says otherwise: we will find stability only when we actively work against injustice and oppression while it is still happening.
For the Week beginning June 14th, 2020 FAMILY ANNOUNCEMENTS We are disappointed about not...
For the Week beginning May 31, 2020 An EXCITING video service just for children (and kids...
Will we get lost looking for abstractions and philosophical answers, or will we help the person who needs us the most today?