“God asks each and every one of us, “What are we doing here?” As God’s people, we are not to be content with just the experience we have with God, but we need to go out and participate in God’s activity in this world. This is the cycle of faith that we will never quite […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
“God will not be held back by the ways we confine God or put restrictions on God. Sometimes as a church we can get hung up on the details of worship, communion settings, candles, banners, and bulletins. Those are all good and fine concerns so long as they point to the one who is bigger […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
“That place of dissatisfaction, and of feeling like we don’t “fit in” is actually a holy realm! Because this isn’t God kingdom yet! We haven’t got there, there is much work to be done. So when our soul cries out for belonging, it is really the Spirit telling us to get to work—to fight for […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
“Often in life when something bad or good or strange happens in our lives or to people we know, we want to look at the people and ask, “What did you do to deserve this?”…But the question we should be asking is what is God doing? How is God making God’s self be known?…We spend […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
“So you might be still thinking in your heart and mind, I can’t do this. I am no Martin Luther King or Mother Theresa, I don’t have time to show up. I am just trying to get through the day, make ends meet and care for my family. I want to tell you two things. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
“As people of faith let us not just be diligent seekers of knowledge. It is not enough that we know all the information, but we have to take the time to listen, absorb, ponder, imagine, and wonder. Stop thinking we know someone or something just because we know some of the information. We need to […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
“Our scripture this morning points to the fact if we stick to the people we are most comfortable with we will never follow Jesus into the life he calls us to. And I am not saying, you should follow the other kids jumping off the bridge, what I am saying is to live with integrity. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
“Made no mistake our smartphones are not the only things that get us distracted, but we are also distracted by all the many demands in our everyday lives. Our waking moments are filled with stuff: from all the sports and school activities that take a big chunk of our time to chores like mowing our […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
“Because conversations are awkward! We all know it but don’t say it. They are awkward because where do we look, what do we say, we stumble on our words, they stumble on their words, we end up repeating ourselves. But most of all it is slow moving, we want the information they have or the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
“Sometimes we think we need to build walls around our community, that we have to be careful about who and what we let in, less we lose our own faith or become corrupted. I can understand this to a certain extent, but when we do that to our churches or faith communities, we have already […]Continue Reading... No Comments.