An old adage says, ” A coincidence is a miracle in which God prefers to remain anonymous.” Pastor Kate explores where God may show up in coincidences – both for Ruth and Naomi as well as for us.
Pastor Eric Wester kicks off the next part of our summer series with a sermon about the roles of outsiders, like Hagar and Ishmael, in God’s plan.
Genesis 16:1-4a, 21:1-21
Seminarian Jen Moore explores the “superhero” origin story of Moses and the superpowers of empathy and compassion used to save him from the river.
Fear can be a powerful motivator. Just ask Colin Sullivan. A character in Martin Scorsese’s, The Departed, Sullivan lives in fear of being found out as a mole and it causes him to do some things he may not otherwise do.
Guest preacher, Deacon Deb Haynes from the Lamb Center, explores the promise of life and salvation given to all of us when Nicodemus visits Jesus under cover of darkness.
Bryce Harper, the young superstar right fielder for the Washington Nationals baseball team, is scheduled to be a free agent at the end of this season which has prompted questions of whether he will stay or go. Pastor Kate reflects on that question, baseball as a true team sport, as well as the implication of playing as a team in our faith lives.
Image Courtesy of Rudi Riet
Guest preacher, Rev. Dr. Kit Kleinhans, reflects on the lack of safety in the early church and what that means for Ananias as he encountered Paul in his conversion. Dr. Kleinhans then invites us to reflect on this lack of guaranteed safety in our own story.
Pastor Yvette reflects on fear and peace in our lives and the story of Thomas and the disciples in the locked room after the first Easter.