Lent 4 – Show us blindness

In lieu of public worship, we pray you find the following helpful. Jesus looks at inner attitudes, not external appearance. The church leaders were blind to their sings and so easily passed judgment on others. All of their empty words could not save them. The blind man only had to say, “I believe.” Those options are given to us today …

Lent 3 – No public worship today

John 4:5-42 – SERMON SUMMARY by Pastor Stan Shantz:Maybe there are days when we need to realize that God offers living water in the ordinary places and times of our lives. Maybe we’re a long-time follower but still need the living water Jesus Christ offers. Maybe like the woman at the well our response is gratitude & inviting others to hear about …

Palm Sunday – Lent 6

Luke 19:29-40 – I was drawn to the religious leaders’ request to Jesus to “make it stop!” Their protest was a strong reaction from their own fear of future loss. This is my attempt to humanize the Pharisees and to increase our grace for them, for really they are us. And Jesus goes relentlessly toward the cross for us all.