August 6: Transfiguration Sunday | Matthew 17:1-8 “No One But Jesus” The story of the Transfiguration communicates to us the unique role of Jesus and his message at the center of our faith.
July 30: Genesis 28:10-19 “Here All Along” Jacob must discover the God of his father’s for himself. PLUS we get to hear from some of our summer missions and volunteer teams!
July 23: Genesis 27:1-24, 41-44 “The Stolen Blessing” Isaac is tricked into giving Jacob (rather than Esau) his blessing. His favoritism backfires on him, and he has nothing left to give his favored son. Esau’s wrath causes Jacob to flee.
July 16: Genesis 25:19-34 “Be Careful What You Pray For” God blesses Isaac and Rebekah with Jacob and Esau, launching one of the great Sibling rivalries in history. The roots of the rivalry are in favoritism shown among the parents.
July 9: Genesis 24:34-38, 42-49, 58-67 “Three Little Words” The story of Isaac’s courtship of Rebekah is not exactly high romance. The marriage was arranged in accordance with Abram’s wishes. And yet this is one of very few marriages in
July 2: Independence Sunday | Genesis 22:1-14 “Life on the Altar” This story of the binding of Isaac is most often told in terms of Abram’s deep commitment to God. But what would be like to be the child on
June 25: Genesis 21:8-21 “Everybody Loves Isaac” The story shifts for a moment to Hagar and Ishmael, cast aside in favor of Abram’s new family. How do we confront the grief that enters the family as it changes shape across
June 18: Father’s Day | Genesis 18:1-5 “Sarah Laughed” God’s promise to Abram seems to have been broken, but God has a preposterous surprise in store…Life as the punch line.
June 11: Trinity Sunday | Genesis 1:26-2:1 “Creation by Committee” The Biblical creation story includes references to all three persons of the Trinity, reminding us that God “has created” and “is creating.” The world (and its inhabitants) is good, redeemed,
June 4th: Acts 2:1-21 | Pentecost: The Day The Church Fell In Love – Ken Southgate There are many things we could say that would be true of the Pentecost. It was the day the Church began, it was the