Look Alive! –Preaching Tip for 3 April 2016

When you are preaching, look alive!  Even if you’ve had a terrible week, even if you’ve been up all night, even if you feel terrible, if you are not alive in Jesus when you preach to others, you cannot possibly convey His resurrection joy! To access this...
The Gardener

The Gardener

The Gardener Story Lectionary 3 April 2016 Jesus’ Appearance in the Garden to Mary God Creates a Garden (Genesis 2-3) The Story of Balak and Balaam’s Blessings on Israel (Numbers 22-24) Psalm 36: The Lord is the Fountain of Life Psalm 46: God’s Dwelling Place Psalm...
The God Who Is, Who Was, Who Is To Come

The God Who Is, Who Was, Who Is To Come

The God Who Is, Who Was, Who Is To Come Lectionary 3 April 2016 2nd Sunday of Easter Acts 5:27-32 Psalm 150 Revelation 1:4-8 John 20:19-31 Text to Life Grace to you and peace, sisters and brothers, from the One who is, the One who was, and the One who… To...

He is Risen! He is Risen Indeed!

As we journeyed through Holy Week and into the mystery of Easter, we surrounded ourselves with music … and silence … and reflection. This week we begin the longest season of the Christian Year – 50 days of rejoicing! The greatest celebration of the greatest story,...

Pastor’s Prayer for 3 April 2016

Lord, may your kingship be established in the earth that is me. May your will be done in my life.  I am no angel Lord dwelling in the heavenly realm. I am me, a self living on Earth in an earth body.  I am earth living on Earth.  I am made of earth. Yet I long for...