EVERYTHING WILL BE GIVEN!!!

Seen today: disses my beloved East Coast, but whatever. a Pew Research Center study showed that only about 17% of Americans attend religious services on a weekly basis; thus, most Colts fans aren’t rushing home from church to watch the game. if they were rushing home from church where the Gospel of grace was proclaimed,Continue reading “EVERYTHING WILL BE GIVEN!!!”

Putting Everything on the Table, In Faith – Acts 15

I haven’t been posting sermons here recently … but this one on Acts 15, and the bold faith of those first believers to trust in and be moved by the Spirit to do a new thing, is one I wanted to share. I believe that the church today is in an Acts 15 moment. PreachedContinue reading “Putting Everything on the Table, In Faith – Acts 15”

Our temptation: to trust sin more than we trust God

Let our focus this Lent be not on our sin but on God’s love, not on our death but on the life God promises to us, and to all people. For sin and death, and our preoccupation with both, pale in comparison to God’s promises of life and love for all.

The Kingdom of God is like Two Target Gift Cards

Lectionary 17 (9th Sunday after Pentecost)Genesis 18:20-32; Luke 11:1-13Sunday, July 25, 2010 Grace to you and peace, from the one who is, who was, and who is to come.  Amen. I was out shopping with my girls the other night.  They each received for their birthdays a great gift, one they couldn’t quite quantify –Continue reading “The Kingdom of God is like Two Target Gift Cards”