Let it Grow! Mark 4:26-34 Jesus teaches about the Kingdom of God in parables, pithy often short stories using scenes familiar to his audience. In Mark 4 the parables are all about seeds and the mystery of how they grow. The Kingdom of God whatever it is, is like a seed that grounds our hope that eventually […]
All Around the Table, Mark 3:20-35 As our world begins to open up again, many are finding it safe to visit with family members they haven’t seen in person for over a year now. Families are gathering around tables for meals and picnics and cookouts. Jesus gathered around a table with his family, but those seated near […]
Please, for the Love of God, Do Not Miss What is Right in Front of You!, Phil Jones, Guest, Romans 8:12-17 “You only have to have two loves in your life: for God, and for the person in front of you at any particular time.” ― Eloy Cruz/Jimmy Carter In his sermon, Phil Jones will focus on […]
The 13th Disciple – Acts 1:15-17, 21-26 In today’s text we discover the early Christians attempting to organize themselves. After the death of Judas another disciple was needed. They cast lots between Matthias and Justus, Matthias was chosen but is never mentioned again. What happened to Justus? Perhaps you recognize him….
Like a Mother There are many biblical images of God available to people of faith. The feminine images of God, particularly the maternal ones are least used, often resisted, if not dismissed. We will explore several of the mother images of God and what these images might offer us as people of faith.