Monday, November 30, 2009

Jesus often made a point by contrasting two strongly marked antitheses. Luke 9.46-48 is one such instance, and it shepherds us, this time of year especially, to the space between Advent and Christmas.


Monday, November 16, 2009

Morning Worship, 11/15/09

Jesus talks with the disciples about living "in the meantime". Stephen imagines the shape of their conversation, which gives him inspiration to write a piece of poetic rhetoric about stewardship.

On Sunday evening, Stephen asked the YOUth what they thought of his "rap" sermon. They said, "It was...different." Your thoughts?

Time to Decorate the Sanctuary!

This coming Sunday, November 22, we'll decorate the sanctuary for Christmas at 3pm! The Christian Education Team will do craft-making for the younger kids downstairs while everyone else decorates upstairs. Come and sew visual seeds of the Spirit!

Monday, November 9, 2009

Morning Worship, 11/8/09

Sorry for the hiatus...our recording equipment malfunctioned the previous two weeks. We're back now, though, with the third installment of a Stewardship Series.

It's taboo to talk about money in the church, which is odd considering how often Jesus did. Here in Mark 12, Jesus teaches us that it's not about how much money you give to the church but the spirit with which you give.