“People Make Me Crazy”

Here is the audio from the message. Note: Only the end of the sermon was captured on the recording.   One of the reasons life is complicated is that we live in a world full of people—people who have their own minds, their own thoughts, their own ideas, their own...

“Finding Your One Thing”

This is the sermon from January 6, 2019; week one of #UNCOMPLICATED. Here’s the audio from the message: This is the video we watched: The Scriptures were Matthew 22.34-40, John 8.12, and Matthew 5.13-16. Here is the week one journal: uncomplicated Week One...

“Where Is Jesus?”

This is the audio from Sunday’s message (12/16/18). Unfortunately, the audio cuts off at the end, due to mic problem. The painting we looked at was The Census at Bethlehem by Bruegel the Elder, painted in Belgium around 1566. This detail of the painting shows...

Offering Soul Hospitality

Today we consider The Visitation: Mary’s visit to Elizabeth after the angel told her that she would carry the Christ Child. Our Scriptures are Luke 1.39-56 and Hebrews 13.1-2. Our art for today is The Visitation by He Qi.     Notes for the sermon The art for...

“If Only” or “Let It Be”

  This Sunday Advent begins! Each Sunday in Advent, we will look at a work of classic art and consider the accompanying Scripture story. This week we begin with The Annunciation by Henry Ossawa Tanner. The painting with an article about the artist is here:...

Christ the King–How Does That Work?

Today is Christ the King Sunday, the newest day in the liturgical year across the Western Church. It was first added in 1925 by the Roman Catholic Church in response to increasing secularization movements worldwide, but in particular to the plight of Mexican...