Difficult Choices

March 29, 2020
Our third online service during the COVID-19 outbreak and time of physical distancing is now filmed completely in our own homes.  This week we reflect on how God is making…

Me First

March 22, 2020
Our second online service during the COVID-19 outbreak and time of physical distancing.  Each member of the pastoral team shares a few reflections about children of light and remembering to…
There are (at least) three messages to draw from Jesus' conversation with Nicodemus.  (1) We can pay lip service to God, but unless we make a change from the inside,…
The Apostle Paul is experienced in the art of argument, and able to extrapolate his view in passages such as this.  However, the simplicity of the message of Jesus is…
Oral tradition is the passing of stories from eye witnesses to others by telling the story over and over.  Much of the story of Jesus was first passed orally.  2…
Jesus challenged the comfort, conformity and complacency of the time, in his Sermon on the Mount.  However, he did not change one bit of what was in the law.  His…

A Blessed People

February 2, 2020
Jesus begins his Sermon on the Mount with the Beatitudes.  Like Moses bringing down the law from Mount Sinai, the Beatitudes are a vision for God's wholeness rooted in God's…

Cheaper by the Dozen

January 26, 2020
Paul's admonition to the, likely dozens, of Corinthian believers was to be of the same mind.  This does not mean that we do not listen to others, but rather that…

Star Sightings

January 19, 2020
When John the Baptist saw Jesus in Bethany he pointed him out as you would point out a celebrity.  Unlike celebrity star sightings, following Jesus results in a real life…