God is Enough

Luke 12:13-21 – Jesus responds to the man’s inner turmoil by truth-telling, (Jesus calls out the man’s greed.) and by assuring his anxiety (Your Father in heaven knows your needs and will provide abundantly).

Sabbatical: A Time to Rest and Reflect

Romans 12:1-2 and Jeremiah 29:10-14 – In this sermon before his 3-month Sabbatical, Pastor Stan gave us a “homework” assignment: Listen to how the Holy Spirit is guiding you and our congregation in mission. What is your/our calling and passion? How will you/we be engaged in God’s mission in the year ahead? Reflect on the JSMC Covenant. Pull it out …

Anna spreads the Good News

Luke 2:22-40 Luke’s Gospel tells us about Anna. She lives at the Temple. She greets the infant Jesus. She knows he’s the Redeemer, and she won’t stop talking to everyone else about him. She’s just one of the great evangelists Luke talks about in his book. Thank you, Anna, for spreading Good News about Jesus – Redeemer of all people.