Post by Pastor Dave In his sermon, Pastor Stephen reminded us of a very important connection between and Old and New Testaments. In Exodus God fed His people manna in the wilderness after they escaped from Egypt. In the Gospel of John Jesus again feeds God’s people, this time fish and bread from a little… Continue reading Feeding of the 5,000
Post by Helen P. Pastor Dave explained to us that the writer of the Gospel of Matthew sure did like mountains. When Jesus met the devil, He was taken to a mountain. He feeds the 5,000 on a mountain, He prays on a mountain, He is transfigured on a mountain, and now He is meeting… Continue reading How do you spell D-I-S-C-I-P-L-E?
Post by Helen P. “So I send you” said Jesus to his disciples and they went. They went to cities and countries near and far to proclaim the story of Jesus. Pastor Stephen reminds us that now we are the sent ones of God. It happened at our baptism. We were baptized into the action… Continue reading Spirit Sightings
Post by Helen P. He showed us with his hands and a circle the work Jesus was sent to do. With one hand, Jesus “came down from heaven, was incarnate of the Holy Spirit and the Virgin Mary and became truly human.” As his hand sweeps to the bottom of the circle, Jesus heals the… Continue reading Finish the Work
Post by Helen P. Pastor Dave started by saying that our world is filled with people leaving and being left. If you have ever been left, you have known their pain. I’ve known that pain. Just when it seemed that I had made a friend that I could talk with, someone else who liked to… Continue reading The Meaning of Home
Post by Pastor Dave In a really cool way, at the most appropriate time of the year, Mother’s Day, Pastor Stephen connected a text usually associated with a funeral (“Let not your hearts be troubled…”) with of all people, Jesus’ mother!! He asked in his sermon, “Who am I?”, referring to Jesus. And then he… Continue reading Jesus’ Momma
Post by Pr. Stephen I heard Pastor Dave say that Jesus has come to give me more life now than I can possibly imagine. He has come to give me that life, his life, right here and now. That’s powerful! So many things take life and zap life in my world… so many things promise… Continue reading Life through Jesus