21st Century Church

21st Century Church

September 4, 2022 Scripture Reading: Hebrews 1:1-2, 8-12 Maybe you’ve already noticed this in your family / marriage, but some people are future oriented, some past, and maybe some are able to live mostly in the present. I’m of the future variety.  That’s good...
Covenant Life IV

Covenant Life IV

August 28, 2022 Scripture Reading: Philippians 4:1-9 I suppose we haven’t begun to scratch the surface of what it means to live together under covenant. But this will have to do for now. It is almost a foregone conclusion that we would have to consider this...
Covenant Life IV

Covenant Life III

August 21, 2022 Scripture Reading: Acts 2:42-47 What you have here in this second chapter of Acts is a glimpse into the first experiments in being church. This is important not because they did it perfectly and we should model ourselves entirely after them, but it is...
I Promise

I Promise

August 14, 2022 Scripture Reading: Jeremiah 31:31-34 I’ve been a pastor for over 50 years and I’ve noticed that in spite of all sorts of squabbles and seeming incompatibilities, people keep longing to become, in some one of a thousand different ways, committed to...
Me? Afraid?

Me? Afraid?

August 7, 2022 Scripture Reading: Genesis 15:1-6, Luke 12:32-34 This morning we are stepping back in time well before the Elijah and Elisha stories. Almost all the way to the beginning. We’re going back to Abram (Abraham’s name before it was changed). This is way...
Open My Eyes

Open My Eyes

July 31, 2022 Scripture Reading: II Kings 6:15-23 I decided:  One more story about Elisha.  I heard from some of you that those two prophets, Elijah and Elisha, don’t show up on your radar all that often.  I hope these few weeks remedy that problem.  The stories about...