Hope in the Resurrection

Hope in the Resurrection

Hope in the Resurrection The resurrection of the body is a central theme of the Christian faith. We confess that Christ was raised from the dead and that this promise shall be ours as well. We don’t know how it will happen, what it will look like or even when it...
Change Our Story

Change Our Story

Change Our Story When Jesus called the first disciples I’m not sure they knew what they were getting themselves in to. It was a life changing experience, moving from fishermen to disciples of the son of God. On it’s surface the call of Simon, James and...
Love

Love

Love Paul’s letter to the church in Corinth is full of many theological images. It is in this letter that Paul fully articulates a theology of the cross. However, the necessity of this letter is borne out of conflict in the church. The community of believers in...
Trusting Jesus Utterly

Trusting Jesus Utterly

Trusting Jesus Utterly Do we trust Jesus? Do we trust the promises of God that are revealed to us in the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ? Our reading from Luke features Jesus reading scripture in the synagogue. After he finishes reading, Jesus declares...
Abundant Grace

Abundant Grace

Abundant Grace What does it look like to receive and offer abundant grace? Is it an extravagant¬†gesture or can it be something ordinary? The first miracle Jesus performs in John’s gospel is an act of grace. Jesus extends his unusual brand of hospitality to the...
An Ordinary Day

An Ordinary Day

An Ordinary Day Luke’s depiction of the baptism of Jesus is a very ordinary affair. By all accounts it was an oridnary day when Jesus arrived at the Jordan River for his baptism. The encounter is so ordinary, that it begs the question how often do we miss the...

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