Palm Sunday

Today on Palm Sunday, we celebrated the day that Jesus rode into Jerusalem to begin what would ultimately be the final week of his life. During the sermon portion of worship I talked about what it means to say, ā€œIā€™m with Jesus,ā€ and align yourself publicly with Jesus, much as the disciples did when they Read More …

Christians, Evil, and God’s Power

Yesterday in worship we discussed the final lines of The Lord’s Prayer: “Lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil./For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory forever.” I preached about Christians’ willingness to identify and confront evil, both the evil inside our own hearts and in the world around Read More …

Forgiveness

This past Sunday we talked about forgiveness. Here are some main points: What forgiveness IS: -Letting go of the feelings of anger and hatred that we drag around with us (sometimes we call this “carrying a grudge”) -Starting over in a relationship, so that something new can grow and take place -Leaving judgment to God, Read More …