By Whose Authority?, Matthew 27:23-32 The religious leaders of the day are upset with Jesus for overturning the tables in the Temple, among other things. Setting out to trap him they want to know by what authority he is doing these things? In the end Jesus turns the tables on the Temple leaders with a […]
The Offensive Character of Grace, Matthew 20:1-16 There is probably no other parable of Jesus that is more difficult to accept than the Parable of the Laborers in the Vineyard. It is so hard for us to divorce ourselves from the practice of being paid by the hour for our labor. But the parable is […]
This Sunday is Christian Education Sunday. The theme for this year is UBBC Serves: Past – Present – Future. Nancy Harrison, Gail Guss, and Tyson Daniels will offer meditations on this theme during Worship.
The Rule of Christ, Matthew 18:15-20
Cunning, Compassion, and Courage – Ann Graves, Guest, Exodus 1:8 – 2:10 In the stories of the midwives Shiprah and Puah, and the Pharaoh’s daughter we see how God used three women to challenge the system of the day. Their actions invite us to consider how God is using us in these days. What does it take for […]