February 24, 2019: Say What?!

February 24, 2019: Say What?!

Today, we pick up right where we left off last week in the gospel according to Luke. Jesus is standing on a level place, surrounded by crowds who had come to him from all over Judea, hoping to learn and be healed and see the man who does miracles. Just before this,...
February 17, 2019: Leveled

February 17, 2019: Leveled

What we’re about to hear this morning is part of the gospel according to Luke. You might have heard of the Sermon on the Mount, which is in Matthew – and a lot of the ground that Jesus covers in that sermon is repeated in this part of Luke, but with some significant...
February 10, 2019: Good News and Bad News

February 10, 2019: Good News and Bad News

Today, we’re back in the gospel according to Luke to hear the second half of last week’s story. For those of you jumping in with us today, a little recap: After Jesus was baptized, he fasted in the wilderness for 40 days, and was tempted with fame, fortune, and power....
February 3, 2019: Who Are You

February 3, 2019: Who Are You

This week and next week, we’re going to be looking at two halves of the same story—this week, we’re focusing on who Jesus is and what his mission was and is here on earth. Next week, we’ll hear how the people who knew him best—his hometown crowd—reacted to him. Just...
January 27, 2019: The Joy of the Lord

January 27, 2019: The Joy of the Lord

This morning, we’re going to just dip our toes into the gospel of John for a minute to take a look at one of Jesus’ first miracles. In the chapter directly before this, Jesus has spent two days calling disciples: Simon Peter and his brother Andrew, Philip and his...