Post by Pastor Dave (Jeremiah 31:31-34) God wants nothing more than to have a relationship with Creation – with the people that were created. So God covenants, promises to help solidify those relationships. God calls Abraham to help put the world back together and promises him land, offspring, and blessings God calls Noah to ride… Continue reading A New Commandment
Post by Pastor Dave God comes in many different ways to bring healing and wholeness to His people One day God used spit to bring sight to a blind man One day God healed a servant by long distance – wasn’t even in the same town One day God used the waters of the pool… Continue reading Savior Not a Serpent
Post by Pastor Stephen Famously God gives the ten commandments to Moses and the people of Israel as they are in transition. They had been enslaved down in Egypt until the LORD came and worked through Moses to set them free. The LORD was making good on his promise to Abraham to bring those children… Continue reading Wait, I thought there were ten?
Post by Pastor Dave God created the world good. But sin took over and the whole thing went to pot. It got so bad that one day God had had enough. “NOAH, I WANT YOU TO BUILD AN ARK.” What’s an ark? It’s a place of sanctuary in an insane world. It’s a measure… Continue reading Noah and the Ark
Post by Pastor Dave (Mark 9:2-8) Something happened on that wild and windy mountain. Either to Jesus or His disciples. Either way, the glory of God was made known. Glimpses of God were seen. Maybe that’s why Peter wanted to build three booths. Maybe he wanted to bask in the glow. Maybe he wanted to… Continue reading On a Wild and Windy Mountain
Post by Pastor Stephen Do you remember how it was that Paul got involved with Jesus? It didn’t start out so nice. He first got involved when his name was Saul, and Acts 8 reports that he held the coats of others who stoned St. Stephen to death. Saul continued persecuting the followers of Jesus,… Continue reading A Damascus Road around Word and Sacrament
Post by Pastor Dave Mark’s Gospel is a battle narrative between the forces of good and the forces of evil. The temptation of Jesus in the wilderness; Mark is the only gospel where the devil never leaves, always lurking. And in today’s text, the first public act of Jesus’ ministry, what is it? An exorcism!!!… Continue reading Mark 1:21-28