Consider what the Kingdom of God is both how you live into it and how you experience it in the world around you. Jesus offers many comparisons. We examine the mustard seed and the yeast hidden in the flour.
As humans many of our innate behaviors create stumbling blocks for others. We have to be aware of our behaviors and make sure we don’t get in the way of someone else’s leading.
We are called to reach out and to be there for people regardless of anything. If we are called and we discern that call, then it is our leading to do something outside of our comfort zone.
Sometimes we need some tangible spiritual practices. Today’s message was on how to be more loving and more thankful while learning to pray without ceasing.
Equality and equity are often mistakenly seen as synonyms. But God gives all people equality. When we make mistakes out of self involvement or other animal power needs, we create situations where equality is not enough. We have to protect equality. But that’s a minimum. To truly build the kingdom of God, we have to […]
So many times we are alone in our struggles with spirituality. But in community we find partners to lean on and interact with as we go through the amorphous and sometimes arduous process of growing more mature and healthier spiritually. Music: Love One Another by Newsboys A Song of Peace; Lean on Me Scripture: 1 […]
We forget sometimes that Jesus on the cross is a symbol of what people are living through still because we as a world don’t live a resurrection or love-filled paradigm Our world can be resurrected and so can humanity. We just have to work so that no one is forced to be deprived of opportunity, […]
Do you know the story of Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem that day? If you come from a church that celebrates Palm Sunday you may have heard a sermon about what happened on Palm Sunday every year with as many sermons as years that you have been alive. It becomes a sort of palimpsest—a document that […]
In what ways can we seek that of God? Seek wisdom? Seek purpose? Show mercy, patience, grace, dependability and trustworthiness. Luke 15; Luke 7; Matthew 11; James 3; Romans 12:1-3; Proverbs 31.