Christ did not come as a literal king for the literal world but to help us see God in the lowliest and simplest of places to build a Kingdom ruled by alive and Goodness. Zechariah 9:9; Isaiah 7: 6-17; Isaiah 9:1-7; Matthew 1:22-23, 30; Matthew 2: 14-23; Mark 10:25-25; Luke 18:22; Matthew 6:10; John 20: […]
When you see a wreath: Hope and the Church, creating safe spaces for spiritual growth Psalm 133, Hebrews 10:23-25, Ephesians 4:1-6
Sunday before Thanksgiving we focused on what it would mean to treat every day as a holy day. Psalm 90; Acts 15; Romans 14
We say we are made in the image of God. But how do we try to think more, act more, relate more like God expects us too. Are we listening to God’s voice telling us how we are like God? Can we encourage those attributes in ourselves and in each other? Scripture; 2 Timothy 2:6-9; […]
We commune with souls here and those who have died. To reach peace and community, our relationships with all still must be of the peace of Christ. Members were encouraged to share about their loved ones that have died. Scripture: Ecclesiastes 3.
Genuine love and sticking to the good in life. Also, a history of Halloween
God gives us gifts and resources for these gifts. They are gifts of grace best used to better God’s world of love and light. Isaiah 6:8-9; Matthew 7:6; Romans 12:4-7; Philippians 1:9-11; Ephesians 4:4-7; 1 Peter 4:7-11;2 Corinthians 12:14; Colossians 23-24; 2 Corinthians 9:6-11
Humility is necessary for us to live in community and to function as followers of Jesus and examples of God’s grace. Romans 12:3; 1 Peter 5:1-8; James 4:7-12; Matthew 12.
Unburdened: Sometimes it’s easier to think that being a Christian is about rules and regulations. But the way of Christianity is quite the opposite, full of joy, happiness, and even hilarity and humor. It is a simple life that is unburdened, lacks pretentiousness, and is rewarding by nature. Scripture: Isaiah 40:1-5; 2 Corinthians 9:6-9; 1Peter […]