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
Review: How Not to Be Afraid by Gareth Higgins
The vision of life has changed for many people over the past year as the world is encompassed by a mass pandemic. This is a good point in time for Higgins book to take center stage. Taking precautions this past year by making sure we wash our hands and wear masks should seem simple. However,… Continue reading Review: How Not to Be Afraid by Gareth Higgins
Fear and Faith
August 11, 2019 Luke 12:32-40 Fear and Faith. These are the recurring themes from our lessons this morning. Could living our lives be as simple as stripping everything away to whether we are living in fear or if we are living in faith? Do we know how to name fear, and do we know how… Continue reading Fear and Faith
The Spirit Abides!
June 9, 2018 John 14:8-17, 25-27 There is an anxiousness that often times will creep up within me when I find myself in a place that is unfamiliar. Perhaps, you know exactly what I am talking about. It is that feeling when you feel yourself at an unease and you begin looking around for someone… Continue reading The Spirit Abides!
A Review: Tears We Cannot Stop by Michael Eric Dyson
I am honestly not sure where to start, therefore this will probably become more of a recommendation than it is a review. Dyson uses the format of a worship service to present a flowing oratory on the current state of race relations in America today. I honestly, believe that as a white heterosexual male my… Continue reading A Review: Tears We Cannot Stop by Michael Eric Dyson
Turning Back to Our Baptism
Luke 4:1-13 (1st Sunday of Lent) Grace and Peace to you from God, our Father, and our Lord, Jesus Christ. This morning we find ourselves in the early days of Lent. You may not feel different. You may not sense much of a difference as you look around. Though, as we look towards our paraments you… Continue reading Turning Back to Our Baptism
To You is Born This Day
Luke 2:1-2 Grace and Peace to you from God our Father, and our Lord Jesus Christ. Christmas Eve is not just another day! I am sure that each and everyone of us has some memory of Christmas Eve pasts, either good or unfortunately sometimes bad. This evening we are all together in one place for… Continue reading To You is Born This Day
Advent Devotions December 12
Luke 1:65-66 Fear came over all their neighbors, and all these things were talked about throughout the entire hill country of Judea. All who heard them pondered them and said, “What then will this child become?” For, indeed, the hand of the Lord was with him. These verses refer to the birth of John the Baptist.… Continue reading Advent Devotions December 12