May 27, 2018: Baptism By Fire

May 27, 2018: Baptism By Fire

Today, we celebrate Trinity Sunday—the day we set aside a little time to think our way through what exactly it means that God is Three in One and One in Three. Being that this is one of the deepest mysteries of the Christian faith, we’re not going to get all the...
May 20, 2018: An Unfinished Story

May 20, 2018: An Unfinished Story

Today, we pick up the story we’ve been following all year in the book of Acts, which Luke set up for us last week. And, for once, we find that the disciples actually followed directions! They stayed together in Jerusalem, and they were celebrating the Jewish festival...
May 13, 2018: To Become

May 13, 2018: To Become

The piece of Scripture we’re about to hear from the gospel according to Luke will sound familiar to some of you—we heard part of it a few weeks ago in worship, just after Easter. But today, we’re going to get the rest of the story and flesh out just how we get from...
May 6, 2018: The Toughest People to Love

May 6, 2018: The Toughest People to Love

Today, we continue in the gospel according to John—picking right up where we left off last week in the middle of Jesus’ farewell discourse, as he prepares his disciples for his death and resurrection and continues to encourage us to abide in him. Scripture: John...