So, brothers and sisters, followers of The Way, children of the Living God – are we going to be just like everyone else? Or, are we going to follow Jesus when it comes to how we face evil, speak truth to power, and take the light of the Good News into every place we possibly can?
Feature image (above): “Passing the peace at WFPC” But if we confess our sins, [God] is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and cleanse us from everything we’ve done wrong. – 1 John 1:9 This morning, with the echoes of hate and confusion still ringing in our ears, I’d like to encourage all …
“Sin (hate) is crouching at your door; it desires to have you.” – God, Genesis 4 People have been asking me when I’m going to write about Charlottesville, and the troubling toehold white supremacist and other neofascist groups seem to have established in the landscape of contemporary American ideology. Well, I’ve been taking pause to observe, …
I’m more than ready for a sanctuary filled with prayer, praise, song, grateful hearts, encouragement, and love.
The thief’s purpose is to steal and kill and destroy. My purpose is to give them a rich and satisfying life. – John 10:10 I came so they can have real and eternal life, more and better life than they ever dreamed of. – John 10:10 (The Message) Looking back, my past few posts have …
Any exchange that comes from an “I’m right, you’re wrong” mentality is destined to journey away from truth. When dialogue is replaced by diatribe, discourse will inevitably devolve.
I’m thinking about how blessed we are to have enjoyed family over the past few weeks, and how we pay that sense of blessing forward by living – day to day – grateful lives.
worship was – once again – a joyful explosion of light and love.