The Bigger Picture

So when the crowd saw that neither Jesus nor his disciples were there, they themselves got into the boats and went to Capernaum looking for Jesus. When they found him on the other side of the sea, they said to him, “Rabbi, when did you come here?” Jesus answered them, “Very truly, I tell you,Continue reading “The Bigger Picture”

Re-Imagining God

“1 I will extol you, my God and King,   and bless your name for ever and ever.2 Every day I will bless you,   and praise your name for ever and ever.3 Great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised;   his greatness is unsearchable.4 One generation shall laud your works to another,   and shall declare your mighty acts.5 OnContinue reading “Re-Imagining God”

Miracles of Resistance

Today’s sermon is going to look a little different. Because this is our last planned time to worship entirely on Zoom as a church family, before re-gathering in a hybrid in-person/Zoom model next Sunday, I want us to take this opportunity to use this passage as a time to reflect on how it intersects withContinue reading “Miracles of Resistance”

Many Grains of Rice

As we work together with him, we urge you also not to accept the grace of God in vain. For he says,‘At an acceptable time I have listened to you, and on a day of salvation I have helped you.’ See, now is the acceptable time; see, now is the day of salvation! We are puttingContinue reading “Many Grains of Rice”

God’s Walk in the Garden

They heard the sound of the Lord God walking in the garden at the time of the evening breeze, and the man and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the Lord God among the trees of the garden. 9But the Lord God called to the man, and said to him, ‘Where are you?’Continue reading “God’s Walk in the Garden”

From Unity to Solidarity

When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place. 2And suddenly from heaven there came a sound like the rush of a violent wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting. 3Divided tongues, as of fire, appeared among them, and a tongue rested on each of them.Continue reading “From Unity to Solidarity”