In this tough text from the Gospel of Mark (10:2-16), Jesus challenges us as he answers questions about Jewish divorce law. Given all the attention paid to Pope Francis’ visit to the US for the World Meeting of Families 2015, this is a timely text as we consider God’ original intent for human flourishing within healthy, intimate and loving relationships.
This week begins a series of sermons drawn from advice given in the letters of Paul to Christians trying to live in life-affirming communities. Beginning with a phrase from 2 Corinthians 4: “We do not lose heart…”
On Trinity Sunday we celebrate the awe-inspiring majesty of God. Pastor Kris’ message explores the relationship between our receptivity to awe and our responses of altruism and courageous discipleship.
In the fourth in a series of five sermons on the Practices of Fruitful Congregations, we tackle the call to Risk-Taking Mission and Service. How do individuals and congregations put on the mind of Christ, serving God by serving others?