Receiving Like a Child

October 7, 2018
There is a common theme in today’s lessons: connectedness. Once a relationship has been established, one should not break it off when something goes wrong. Job refuses to curse God…

What to Do about “Them”

September 30, 2018
It is so easy to assume God is on our side—nations do it, political parties do it, religions and even denominations do it. But it is a mistake to consider…

Downward Mobility

September 23, 2018
The call to humility and meekness is prevalent throughout Scripture. Prophets pointed to the suffering Messiah who would be scorned and slaughtered unjustly by, yet for, the people. Jesus humbled…

Taming the Tongue

September 16, 2018
[No Sermon Audio] “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me!” No words ever uttered are as untrue. There is great power—to do good or…

“Don’t Say a Word!”

September 9, 2018
Jesus attracted great crowds of people despite expressly telling them not to say a word to others about him. Perhaps because those drawn to him were desperate. Jesus still attracts…

A TaNaK for a New Age

September 2, 2018
Sometimes, what we think and how we act are not in alignment. We may want to believe they are not connected, that we can just “go through the motions,” although…

The One (and Only) Option

August 26, 2018
[No Sermon Audio] Life seems to be filled with uncertainty and deceit; as one high-profile spokesman says, “Not all truth is truth.” Perhaps the answer is for us to be…

“Eat Your Vegetables!”

August 12, 2018
[No Sermon Audio] This week’s theme continues where last week’s left off—Jesus claiming that He is the bread of life. Now He goes even further. He insists that those who…
[No Sermon Audio] Bread is a gift of God—both the ordinary bread baked from grain-ground-into-flour and the miraculous bread of manna in the wilderness. Jesus tells us that there is…
[No Sermon Audio] Nothing is impossible with God. As Paul says, the power of God working within us is beyond our understanding, imagination, and control. Feeding a giant throng of…