March 25, 2018: Forgiving Boldly

March 25, 2018: Forgiving Boldly

This morning, we are setting ourselves on a very particular course, following Jesus as he sets his eyes on Jerusalem. As we hear the very familiar story of Jesus’ triumphal entry, I want to point out a few things that will give some color to this story for us: First,...
March 25, 2018: Forgiving Boldly

March 18, 2018: Repenting Boldly

This week and next week, we’re winding down our Lenten series on spiritual practices. These next two weeks will be closely related, as we talk through both repentance and forgiveness. They’re closely intertwined, as we’ll see in a moment when we hear from Paul’s...
March 25, 2018: Forgiving Boldly

March 11, 2018: Praying Boldly

Today, we’re going to talk about prayer. Not just prayer in general, but praying boldly. The piece of Scripture I’ve chosen for today will be familiar to many of you—it comes from the end of Paul’s letter to the church in Philippi. This is his grand conclusion, the...
March 25, 2018: Forgiving Boldly

March 4, 2018: Doing Good, Becoming Good

As part of today’s sermon, I’m going to ask us to engage in a bit of silliness. I know, it’s Lent and we should all be somber and serious, but I promise you that this silliness has a very not-silly point. As we read this Scripture, I am going to invite you to wear...
March 25, 2018: Forgiving Boldly

February 18, 2018: Lectio Divina

This really works best with the audio: click here to listen as a guided meditation. This year, for Lent, we’re doing A New Thing. Instead of a traditional sermon, where I talk for about 15 minutes and y’all listen, we’re going to use this time to explore some...