Advent is the season of expectant preparation that involves the four Sundays before Christmas and Christmas Day itself. Advent literally means “coming”. It involves reading scripture, prayer, and often the lighting of candles. This coming Sunday it will begin and we will be encouraging our congregation to begin a period of Bible reading and prayer in a way to mark … Read More
21 Myths: Jesus Wasn’t Divine
So far in this series, I’ve dealt primarily with two different kinds of myths about Jesus. Secular myths–like that Jesus didn’t actually rise from the dead or that he is in agreement with other world religious teachers. I’ve also dealt with myths started by Christians–like that Jesus wants his followers to be rich or that he was an only child. … Read More
Christmas Eve 2014
Our Christmas Eve service is posted below. In it, I deliver a message focused on the Word who became flesh. God…Maker…Unmatched Glory…became a human being! The music and strings and choir are also all there to be seen. I hope your Christmas was bright and that God blesses your New Year!
Easter Sunday Worship and Message
Here’s the entire service from Sunday, including the video that came before and after the message that aren’t included on the message that was posted yesterday. He has risen–these 3 words change everything!
3 Words Can Change Everything
Here’s Easter Sunday’s message on how the words “He Has Risen” change everything and re-shape how we see all there is to see.
Bonhoeffer on Advent
Advent, it becomes a time of self-examination. “Put the desires of your heart in order, O human beings!” as the old song sings…. God wants us to always be with us, wherever we may be — in our sin, in our suffering and death. We are no longer alone; God is with us. We are no longer homeless; a bit of … Read More
Grace and Truth
The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth. 15 (John testified concerning him. He cried out, saying, “This is the one I spoke about when I said, ‘He who comes after me has surpassed me because … Read More