God's Revolution of Love: War into Peace
Sunday, December 10, 2017
Are you ready to make War? Or are you ready to make peace? Roman's 12:18 (CWB) "If possible, to the best of your ability, live at peace with all people." God did not send his son to be the warrior King of all nations, but of the Peace that can be achieved when God is with us and despite of us.
God's Revolution of Love: Despair into Hope
Sunday, December 3, 2017
Despair needs strong prayers. When we name our despair in community, hope is born. God doesn't want our polite prayers. God wants our bold hearts.
The Thanksgiving Chair
Sunday, November 26, 2017
There's a Jesus story where ten lepers were healed but only one came back to say thank you. By the grace of God, we are healed even without saying thank you. But how does a daily rhythm of gratitude change us? What if you had a Thanksgiving chair?
More then Holy Magic
Rev. Rody Rowe
Sunday, November 19, 2017
When the Disciples brought only five loaves and two fish to Jesus, he didn't shy away, he didn't ask that we send them home. Jesus challenged his Disciples to feed the 5,000. We bring our gifts for Jesus to bless and continue the work he asks of us.
Come and See
Sunday, November 12, 2017
We're invited to set a feast for our community of grace, forgiveness and opportunities to grow. It can be temping to set the feast and wait for people to arrive. But God calls us to bring people to the table. God's grace goes to everyone, anywhere, anytime that we help make a way.
Misfit Musicians, part 5
Sunday, October 29, 2017
God can hold our pain and joy together. Can we? What if our pain holds our greatest opportunity for joy? Today, we celebrate the joy of what God is doing in and through us while holding the pain of this year's events.
Misfit Musicians, part 4
Sunday October 22, 2017
What if Jesus told us we'd feel more alive when we give something away? There's a magic in the misfits giving together. This message explores how giving changes us.
Misfit Musicians, part 3
Sunday October 15, 2017
Tanya gives us the question "What do you want to be when you grow up?" The question is what we want, but identifying and using the gifts he has given us to grow in our faith and become the disciples of Christ our church is.
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Misfit Musicians, part 2
Sunday, October 8, 2017
Are you a "Holy Groupie?" Are you non-committal about being non-committal? Kate Kilroy shares her wonderful ministry of the gifts you can bring to the band without being a musician. Our church is the place that can use any kind of "musician" with the wonderful gifts that God has given us.
Misfit Musicians: Creating a New Kind of Music
Sunday, October 1, 2017
As a church, we’re creating a different kind of band with a new kind of music. A band with no auditions. A group where everybody learns their instrument and has fun playing, even if we don’t sound that great. We’re here to learn, to grow, to dust the old instruments off. We’re not here to impress anybody else. We’re just glad to be a part of the band. Because in God’s kingdom, all these random people come together in a way they rarely would anywhere else. And it’s surprising what can happen when everyone joins the band.
Live Like You're Loved, part 3
Sunday, September 24, 2017
We sometimes live by a scorecard in our relationships and in our connection with God. We think our good behavior is earning us something. But what if the scorecard is exhausting and a really unhelpful way to live?
Live Like You're Loved, part 2
Sunday, September 17, 2017
Transactionalism is a belief that if I do A, then God will do B. This leaves us loaded down with anxiety that we're the problem and we can just try harder. Jesus wants to free us from that. What happens when we step from transactionalism to trust? From the hustle to being held?
Live Like You're Loved
Sunday, September 10, 2017
What if God can do something with your nothingness? What if all the earning and hustle to prove your worthy is a waste of time?