A Wise Ruling

Click here to listen to this week’s sermon: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1778074/8487796 A Reading from Scripture                            1 Kings 3:16-28       NIV 16 Now two prostitutes came to the king and stood before him. 17 One of them said, “Pardon me, my lord. This woman and I live in the same house, and I had a baby while she was there with Read more »

Salt & Light

A Reading from Scripture    Matthew 5:13-16                 Common English Bible 13 “You are the salt of the earth. But if salt loses its saltiness, how will it become salty again? It is good for nothing except to be thrown away and trampled under people’s feet. 14 You are the light of the world. A city on top Read more »

Fishing, Failure, and a Future

A Reading from Scripture   John 21:1-19 Later, Jesus himself appeared again to his disciples at the Sea of Tiberias. This is how it happened: 2 Simon Peter, Thomas, Nathanael from Cana in Galilee, Zebedee’s sons, and two other disciples were together. 3 Simon Peter told them, “I’m going fishing.” They said, “We’ll go with you.” They set out in Read more »

Really? No Way!

Opening Reflection Lord of Resurrection surprises, open our hearts this day to the presence of Jesus Christ. Erase our excuses for unbelief and exchange them for strong witness to the power of your mercy and love. Give us courage and challenge us to walk the path of discipleship, knowing that Jesus goes before us, leading Read more »

At this Table

A Reading from Scripture        Luke 22:14-20    NIV 14 When the hour came, Jesus and his apostles reclined at the table. 15 And he said to them, “I have eagerly desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer. 16 For I tell you, I will not eat it again until it finds fulfillment in the kingdom of God.” 17 After taking the Read more »

Choosing the Better Part

Opening Reflection Go back and read the Gospels: Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. Look where Jesus invested his life: it was in the lives of others. You will not read about Jesus’ bank account, or his home, or his clothing. You will read about people whose lives became intertwined with his. People like blind Bartimaeus, Read more »