Throw Your Heart Down

In order to trace the genealogy of the banjo back through its African roots, Béla Fleck took an extended trip to the continent, arranging multiple opportunities to connect with local musicians. The trip became a documentary film called Throw Down Your Heart. The title...
Ten Pounds of Mercy, One Pound of Faith

Ten Pounds of Mercy, One Pound of Faith

Ten Pounds of Mercy, One Pound of Faith Story Lectionary 5 February 2017 Isaac Puts Down Roots in the Land of the Philistines (Genesis 26) Joseph’s Investment in Egypt and His Plan for Abundance and Famine (Genesis 41) Invest in as Many Ways as You Can for You Do...

Mind Over Matter

  “The mind of the many is not the mind of God.” ― George MacDonald   When Our Memories Are Both Vivid and Wrong Summary: “Our ‘flashbulb memories’ of shocking events like the Challenger disaster or 9/11 seem sharp but are almost always inaccurate.” Read more at...
To God Be the Glory Glory

To God Be the Glory Glory

To God Be the Glory, Glory Lectionary 5 February 2017 5th Sunday After Epiphany Isaiah 58:1-9a (9b-12) Psalm 112:1-9 (10) 1 Corinthians 2:1-12 (13-16) Matthew 5:13-20 Text to Life This week’s sermon is taken from 02 February 2017, the “Presentation of the Lord”: Luke...

Be a Praying Church –Preaching Tip for 5 February 2017

Be a praying church! What people in your community often want most and are afraid to ask for are …your presence, your ear, your prayers, your blessing, your healing touch. Be present with the people in your community. Be a healing presence, a listening presence,...