He Can Do It. We Can Do It.

September 8, 2019
“The people were astounded at his teaching, for he taught as one with great authority, and not as the scribes” [Mark 1:22]. Jesus healed, cleansed, exorcised, and preached with power…

Getting a Rise Out of Us

September 1, 2019
What did Jesus teach? He was all about saying “No!” to the causes and effects of sin and a superficial religion that is prideful. But he was also about saying…
“When the fullness of time had come, God sent his Son, born of a woman…” In a small, out of the way town, a baby is born, and laid in…

30 Mile Mission

August 18, 2019
No sermon. Just helping folks in the community

Risking It All

August 11, 2019
You often hear the caution: “If it sounds too good to be true, it is.” But what if that’s not true? Today’s lessons contain from pretty outrageous promises. God dares…
There is something about coming home that soothes the soul—even if you’re returning from vacation. With a nod to our youth returning from their mission trip to San Francisco, today’s…
When thinking about the prophet Jonah, we dwell so much on his being gobbled up by a big fish that we don’t wrestle with the reason he refuses to go…
If the prophet Jeremiah comes across a bit gloomy and depressed, he has reason to. He lived during Judah’s darkest days, when apostasy, idolatry, perverted worship and moral decay seemed…
Isaiah, the “pinnacle of Hebrew prophecy,” resembles the Bible in miniature. Its first 39 chapters correspond to the 39 books of the Old Testament and stress the righteousness, holiness, and…

Father Knows Best

June 16, 2019
In a Samaritan village, Jesus engages a woman of rather loose morals in a conversation which leads her to run and tell the rest of her village, “Come and see…