Our relationship with God is very personal, but it is not individualistic.
Dear Friends, On Monday a letter went out to every household in our congregation announcing that our church is entering a discernment process, which will be kicked off the weekend of May 4-6 with a series of “listening sessions.” These sessions will elicit responses from all who participate (and we want everyone to participate) about their [...]
Dear Friends: Today is the beginning of the Church’s 40 day journey toward the cross. It’s a day when we are reminded that from dust we came and to dust we return. The season of Lent is one in which we are reminded to open ourselves to the work of the Holy Spirit and invite [...]
A word of thanks for your faithfulness and generosity. And and a challenge to watch our words.
I said yesterday in my sermon that instead of being overly restrictive about our Sabbath practices, we actually may have the opposite problem: in our desire to avoid legalism about Sabbath keeping, we often have neglected it. I want to observe at least three reasons that we often neglect Sabbath keeping and fail to differentiate it from other days.