Dear Friends in Christ, There’s a joke I came across that goes like this: Money isn’t everything. It can buy a bed – but not sleep. It can buy a watch – but not time. It can buy you a book – but not knowledge. It can buy you a position – but not respect.…
9/13/15 – 9/27/15
What does it mean … to be a follower of Jesus … to be fishers of men … to be on God’s hook? Nowadays, we use the phrase ‘on the hook’ to mean that we are in a tight spot. In our scripture passages for the next three weeks, Jesus’ conversations with the disciples put them on the spot and leave them squirming. The call to discipleship is a challenging one. It’s a call to take up our cross, to follow Christ, to serve the least, and to not cause others to stumble.
Sep 13 – Who Do You Say That I Am? – Mark 8:27-38
Sep 20 – What Were You Arguing About – Mark 9:30-37
Sep 27 – Trapped – Mark 9:38-50
The September issue of the Prism is now available.
Dear Friends in Christ, Summer is drawing to a close, and just as the new school year has started, so our fall programming is also gearing up. Check out the rest of the Prism for the latest news, and I encourage you to invite your friends along. Last Sunday morning as a couple of our…
The August issue of the Prism is now available.
Dear Friends in Christ, As I write this first newsletter message to you, it is less than a month before my son’s wedding, and the excitement in our household is mounting along with the to-do list. As I think about what I wish for T&K’s future, these words of Paul to the Corinthians echo in…
7/19/15 – 8/30/15
Ephesians provides a compelling retelling of the story of God’s grace and power and calls its readers to individual lives and a common life worthy of that story. It challenges the church to claim its identity as the community God has established as a witness to a new humanity. It is a clarion call for us to live in peace, to love and respect those that we have an impulse to despise, and calls us to live into God’s good future.
Jul 19 – Abundant Freedom – Ephesians 1:3-14
July 26 – Dismantling Walls – Ephesians 2:11-22
Aug 2 – Preserving Unity – Ephesians 4:1-16
Aug 9 – Words Matter – Ephesians 4:25-5:2
Aug 16 – Spirit-Filled – Ephesians 5:15-20
Aug 23 – Guest Preacher – sermon not available
Aug 30 – Modeling Faith – Ephesians 6:10-20
Here you will find the sermons that were preached in 2015 to stand on their own, rather than in a series.
Sep 6 – Everyone, Everywhere, All the Time – Mark 7:24-37