Refusing Fear, Matthew 25:14-30God has blessed each person with gifts, skills and talents. How we use them is up to us. Will we refuse to use them out of fear, or put them to good use and live in the joy of what they produce?
On the Right Road, Matthew 5:1-16 In the Sermon on the Mount Jesus proclaims a vision of the world God intends. It is an upside down kingdom from the world we live in. Nowhere is that more evident than in The Beatitudes in Matthew 5. Blessed are the poor in spirit….blessed are those who mourn….Blessed […]
With Glad and Generous Hearts, Acts 2:43-47Gifted by the Holy Spirit, the early Christians displayed a generosity beyond compare. They shared all things in common, helped those in need, ate and worshiped together. How is UBBC a community of faith with glad and generous hearts? This Sunday, October 25th is Commitment Sunday. We will dedicate our […]
October 11 A Generous God, Deuteronomy 8:7-18 These last months of living with safety precautions because of Covid 19 have not been easy. We’ve been wandering in the wilderness like our ancestors in faith long ago. In Deuteronomy Moses reminds the Israelites how God sustained them in the wilderness. How have we been sustained in this wilderness period […]
We’re All in This TogetherWorldwide Communion Sunday is usually that time when we celebrate our unity in Christ with sisters and brothers all over the world. This year as we face a global pandemic and the ravages of climate change it is also a time for us to acknowledge our ever growing interdependence as people […]