Broken Reflections: Broken World

In the flood, God intended to ‘fix’ humanity and creation. Instead, post-flood, we remain just as broken, but with God’s covenant promise to be our eternal hope and healing.

Broken Image – Ash Wednesday Meditation

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When God does a new thing, a new way of living goes with it. The cross of the ashes tells us we are defined by God’s grace, which reminds us we can engage the world around us in critical, crucial, and faithful ways in the work of reconciliation. The manuscript for this sermon is not […]

How God Meddles in Our Personal Stuff

On this Transfiguration Sunday, we will consider how the work of God in Jesus calls us to see the humanity in one another as part of God’s redeeming work in the world.

How to Experience Authentic Community

Many will claim that spirituality is deeply personal, but the Biblical claim is that faithful spirituality is most authentic when shared in the body of Christ.

Being the You You Were Made to Be

We tend to act, talk, and think in ways that acquiesce to societal pressures and norms. Yet, God calls us to get past the false pretenses and live in to our grace-given gifts. It takes intentional work to be authentic, but that is Paul’s teaching on living faithfully.

You’re Better Than You Think You Are

The world will try to convince you that you need to be more, do more, and look better – but Paul says, you just need to be who you were created to be – perfect, in the image of God.

What God Really Wants of Us

Commitment isn’t easy. But if we commit ourselves to Christ, He can do miraculous things, and He blesses the world through the committed.

Being Spiritual but not Religious

Even Jesus had a holy discontent for the showy and fake religiosity of the leaders in the Jewish community. Being spiritual but not religious isn’t a rejection of Christ, it’s a faithful dissatisfaction with fake Christian leadership.

Gifting Christmas Presence: Christmas Eve

The celebration of Christmas is about a reminder that the world today does not need a new savior. We have a Savior, and he doesn’t live in a gold-adorned high-rise.

Gifting Christmas Presence: Give More

Jesus is God’s material gift to humanity even still today. What if we used this giving model for our giving to others at Christmas?