Scripture: Micah 5:1-5a , We are not surprised by predictions of trouble in the world. It is easy to complain and worry about the future. Advent begins with a message that catches us by surprise: hope is on the way.
Gratitude makes all the difference. Come hear how you can have more of it in your life. I will make a list of gratitude this week. I will tell one person, outside my usual circle, why I am grateful for my faith. I will pray for the courage to...
Scripture: Malachi 3:5-10, Come hear about a prophet who has a protest and a promise. God is working to give us a generous life. We will hear about the pests that get in the way and the doors that open when we embrace it.
Scripture: Matthew 25:31-46, Jesus has a remarkable way of appearing when we serve others. Come hear how service leads us to a deeper experience of God’s presence and collapses the distance between faith and doubt.
Scripture: Philippians 3:3b-11 , A fair indicator of spiritual health is spiritual dissatisfaction. The more we know about God, the more we are willing to examine our own lives and the world in which we live with new eyes. Paul gives us a way to...
Scripture: Psalm 150 , Worship is done in response to the love of God, and expresses our devotion to the Creator, Redeemer, and Sustainer of life. Worship reconfigures our interior lives and aligns us with the life of Christ. Today we are going...
Scripture: Isaiah 61:1-4, The prophet Isaiah had a vision of renewal and restoration for the people of God. Education is a key building block of any society that hopes to see prosperity and peace. Come hear how the bible informs the work of...
Scripture: Isaiah 58:6-12, People who take the bible seriously have a deep interest in offering housing to those who lack it. The theme is too repetitive to ignore. Come hear how Christians engage in restoring their community, and bring new hope...