April 22, 2018
1 John 3:16-24 We are called to love others by our actions (16-18) We have to first love ourselves (19-22) We are commanded to love others (23-24)
April 15, 2018
1 John 3:1-7 There are some super-high expectations of those that God calls children. Our actions matter! Paradoxically, the actions are rarely holy enough or pure enough for God. Yet, God is pleased to call us children, for that is what we are – made so not by any human effort, but by God’s willing!
April 8, 2018
The Article from “The Guardian.” https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/feb/26/white-culture-statistics-vegetables-alcohol 1 John 1:1 – 2:2
April 1, 2018
John 20:1-18 This is a day to celebrate. We have been set free to imagine something different!
March 25, 2018
Mary pours the perfume onto Jesus’ physical body, anointing him and preparing him (and us) for death. The disciples must face that what they/we love will die. Let’s pay attention to the perfume of today. What needs to be anointed for dying? What structures in our church, our religion, etc., must go? Even the dearly loved structures that we’ve relied on and that have propped us up so far must face an end. Mark 14:1-15