Book Review: climate Church, Climate World

Where does the church fit into the discussion of climate change? How should the church approach climate change? Jim Antal calls the church out to proclaim the Good News and the responsibility it has to care for creation. No matter what denomination you fins yourself in, the call to protect and restore creation should be… Continue reading Book Review: climate Church, Climate World

Jesus Heals

June 27, 2021 Mark 5:21-43 While we may not like it, taking risks are part of life. They can be small risks, or they could be big risks. There is a chance of losing everything, and there is a chance of losing little. The world of business involves risks daily. Risks on new products or… Continue reading Jesus Heals

Unity not Uniformity

May 23, 2021 (Pentecost Sunday) Acts 2:1-21 Imagine the challenges of moving cross country. Perhaps you have done it yourself. Moving more than a thousand miles from your support system. From experience, we moved four hours away when I attended seminary and going from seeing family nearly daily to seeing them every few months was… Continue reading Unity not Uniformity

Eternal Life Now

May 16, 2021 1 John 5:9-13 I have been struck these past several weeks by the letter of 1 John. It has instilled in me a whole new appreciation for the Johannine community. It is founded in respect and ultimately a great love that is embodied in Jesus Christ. Our journey together through the letter… Continue reading Eternal Life Now

God Is Love

May 2, 2021 1 John 4:7-21 Can you point to a time in your life where you truly had a deep love for your neighbor? I am not talking about the way you love a partner, or your family. I am talking about a love that goes beyond barriers. Barriers we have self-constructed. Francis of… Continue reading God Is Love