What Gift Shall I Bring? On this Christmas morning, when we are usually at home around the Christmas tree opening gifts, we ponder what gifts we have received in life that didn’t come wrapped in glittering paper and tied up in a bow. As congregants share their own “gifts” received quietly, patiently over […]
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…”
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?