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How to Be a Disciple: Trust and pray

Mark 11:12-14, 19-25 This morning we are going to tackle some verses that I find pretty challenging, especially in light of what we are currently experiencing. We are continuing our…

Christmas Eve Message

Last week on Thursday night, I ran out of fuel. Not in my car, just in my body. It’s Christmas Eve; I’m pregnant as Mary on a donkey; and I’ve…

Cultivating Love

Luke 1, 1 Corinthians 13 This morning we move from the Old Testament to the New Testament. Throughout the seasons of Christmas, Epiphany, and Lent we will be studying the…

Cultivating Joy

Ezra 1:1-4 & 3:1-4, 10-13; 1 Thessalonians 5:12-18 In this third week of Advent, when our focus is on joy, we are going to spend a little time in a…

Cultivating Peace

Isaiah 40:1-11, Philippians 4:4-9 In this second week of Advent, our focus is on peace, which is a word that has a lot of different meanings for us. At one…

Cultivating Hope

Jeremiah 33:14-18, Romans 5:1-5 In this first week of Advent, our focus is on hope. Not wishful thinking, or good intentions, but Christian hope. We’re going to think about this…