Post by Pastor Stephen John 17 concludes the farewell discourse and Jesus prays to his Father “I glorified you on earth by finishing the work that you gave me to do.” And he finishes that work as he is faithful unto death, even death on the cross. He finishes the work of the Father as… 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: The section of John 14: 1 – 17: 26 is referred to as “Jesus’ farewell discourse”. Jesus is leaving. JESUS is leaving. JESUS IS LEAVING!!! Can you imagine their response? “What? We left everything for you. We left our nets, our boats, our families. We put our lives, our future in… Continue reading 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 Pastor Stephen “Don’t you know me, Philip?” Jesus speaks in his farewell discourse about his return to the Father. He has come from God and now is going back to God “I am going to prepare a place for you.” Incarnation turning to Passion and Ascension. In our Easter season we’re getting close… Continue reading I Know Who I Am
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
Post by Pastor Dave “I am the gate” “I am YOUR gate” “Through me abundant life, life beyond your wildest imaginations, is available to you” “Not later” “Not next Tuesday” “Not when you die” “Right here” “Right now” That is the beauty of the Incarnation. The Risen Jesus has come to bring heaven on earth… Continue reading What’s Beyond the Gate?