Post by Pastor Dave John 6:1-21 Of all the miracle stories Jesus ever told, the only one that is recorded in all 4 Gospels is this one – the feeding of the multitude. In fact, Mark thinks it’s so important that he tells it twice!! Why? What’s so important about a bunch of people getting… Continue reading Feeding the Multitude in John
Post by Pastor Stephen The other day I watched the movie The Greatest Showman about P.T. Barnum and his circus. It’s a fantastic musical with incredible storytelling through dance and song. The central anthem of the film is called This is Me sung by Keala Settle. Take a look at the video. This is Me… Continue reading This is Me, and the Word
Post by Pastor Stephen Growing up in Knoxville, we sang Rocky Top because that was our community anthem. Everything in Knoxville revolved around the University of Tennessee. Not only were there games to go to all year round, there were also clothes to wear and songs to sing. The big song for us was and… Continue reading Why do We Sing?
Post by Pastor Stephen One of the songs our family is singing lately is a storm song. It’s called Pitter Patter Goes the Rain by Christy Nockels from the album, Be Held: Lullabies for the Beloved. You can watch it here. This Sunday we’re going to hear stories about storms and God’s powerful presence in… Continue reading Pitter Patter Goes the Rain
Post by Pastor Dave Mark 4:26-34 Mark says its like a mustard seed. Ezekiel says its like a cedar tree – Ezekiel 17: 22-24. A tiny seed or a majestic tree? Which is it? Could it be both? Is it possible that God’s kingdom starts small and grows big? Is it possible that God’s… Continue reading What’s the Kingdom of God Like?
Post by Pastor Stephen What goes into a family? Is it limited to a roof or genetics? What separates your family and my family? Are love and commitment its source? In one sense my family has been defined in all of these ways. It’s those who live under our roof… me, Betsy, and Sarah… and… Continue reading How will you define family?
Post by Pastor Dave Mark 2:23 – 3:6 “REMEMBER THE SABBATH DAY AND KEEP IT HOLY.” It’s the 3rd commandment – Exodus 20:8 Is it ok to pluck grain and heal hands on the Sabbath? How about soccer practice? Trips to the mall? Cleaning the house? Can I work on the Sabbath? …cut my… Continue reading The Gift of the Sabbath