What Did Jesus Really Teach? Radical Justice

  This week, the theme is Radical Justice. Our texts are Matthew 9.9-13, Mark 7.8-13, Luke 4.16-21, and Matthew 25.31-40. The justice that Jesus taught and sought was nothing less than the restoration of the world to the good creation of God. When he taught the...

What a Difference!

This is our message from Easter Sunday, 2018.   The two videos we watched can be seen here: On the Cross and After the Cross Here are the notes from the bulletin: Today we explore the difference between the sayings of Christ on the cross, and the sayings of Christ...

Led by Prayer

  Here are the notes for the sermon: “All prayer is listening to the voice of the One who calls us ‘beloved’.” -Henri Nouwen “Why is that when we speak to God we are called pray-ers; but when 
He speaks to us, 
we are called schizophrenic?” -Lilly Tomlin “God...

Letting God Lead in the Church

In John 17.20-23, we read what Jesus prayed for the church. If this is Jesus’ prayer for us, surely we must fulfill this to be let God lead!   Here is the John 17 prayer: Lord Jesus, I ask that your followers may all be one. As you are one with the Father, may...

Be Open to God

If we are going to Let God Lead, we must be open–receptive–to God. Scriptures are John 9, John 10, and Luke 8.11-15. Notes for the Sermon “Be Open to God” The teaching of Jesus in John 10 is based on his healing of a blind man in John 9, and...