Jesus Outside The Walls 2

Jesus Outside The Walls 2

Sunday, June 13, 2021 This Sunday we head to the park for our Sunday morning worship service. In fact, for the next 6 weeks we will be worshipping in the park (unless it rains) — engaging with one another, engaging with our community, and by the grace of God engaging with Jesus outside the walls. … Continue Reading

Jesus Outside the Walls

Jesus Outside the Walls

Sunday, June 6, 2021 Serve Sunday Mark 10:45 For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many. Mark 10 captures a scene where two of Jesus’ disciples (James and John) approach Jesus with a rather bold request —  “Grant us to… Continue Reading

Connected : Bear Witness

Connected : Bear Witness

Sunday, May 30, 2021 John 15:27 And you also will bear witness, because you have been with me from the beginning. We are all going to be bearing witness of someone or something today.  We will all be pointing to, or highlighting, or drawing attention to someone or something.  It may be ourselves. It might… Continue Reading

Connected :: Holy Spirit

Connected :: Holy Spirit

Sunday, May 23, 2021 John 15:26 But when the Helper comes, whom I will send to you from the Father, the Spirit of truth, who proceeds from the Father, he will bear witness about me. Let’s not miss the strategic placement of this statement in Jesus’ discourse from John 15. Throughout all the topics Jesus… Continue Reading

Connected :: The Hike of Faith

Connected :: The Hike of Faith

Sunday, May 16, 2020 John 15:18-19 “If the world hates you, know that it has hated me before it hated you. If you were of the world, the world would love you as its own; but because you are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, therefore the world hates… Continue Reading

Connected :: Love One Another

Connected :: Love One Another

May 9, 2021 Love One Another John 15:12 “This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.” The Gospel of John has 21 chapters — five of which are devoted to the activities and teachings that occur on only one evening of Jesus’ life: the evening before the cross. John (being… Continue Reading

Connected :: Full Joy

Connected :: Full Joy

Sunday, April 25, 2021 Connected :: Full Joy John 15:11 These things I have spoken to you, that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be full. Full joy…. Jesus’ joy in us — both sound pretty awesome! Full joy! How did Jesus know that our joy sometimes leaks? Or, perhaps more… Continue Reading

Connected: Bear Fruit

Connected: Bear Fruit

CONNECTED :: John 15 John 15:5 I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing. This one verse gives us so much to ponder and meditate on: Jesus as the vine (we are… Continue Reading

Inextinguishable Light : April 4, 2021

Inextinguishable Light : April 4, 2021

Sunday, April 4, 2021 Matthew 28:5-6 The angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay.  Looking for Jesus in a place he isn’t. Nope, (my… Continue Reading

Light In The Pit X

Light In The Pit X

Sunday, March 28, 2021 Genesis 50:20 As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good, to bring it about that many people should be kept alive, as they are today. Joseph had come to the place in his faith where he utterly believed in the goodness of God; the conviction… Continue Reading