We follow the Ark of the Covenant on its journey into Jerusalem and find that the God who dwells in the Ark is not a passive box being carried, but running the show. We are called to be humbled before God, to find our way into the will of God and not expect God to…
In today’s passage, David is anointed by the people as the king over all of the tribes of Israel, and he conquers Zion, establishing it as the City of David, Jerusalem. We highlight this momentous moment in Israel’s history, but we find that it is subverted by the text of 1 and 2 Samuel. We…
David and Goliath! The original. We see that what matters is whether the Lord is with you (not strength or odds or any other factors), and we find that our lives are to be shaped by the calling of God (and not any other factors).
We look at the anointing of David, reflect on his legacy, and see that we are called to build beautiful lives but hold onto them lightly, recognizing that all will be destroyed and remade by our creator.
Jon Seligman’s first ever sermon is a wonderful reflection on the relationship between David and Saul, especially the way that David continued to allow life and reputation for Saul despite Saul’s desire and attempts to kill David.
Israel asks for a king, rejecting God as their king, despite Samuel’s warnings about what a king will do.
In today’s reading, the Lord calls Samuel for the first time as a child. We talk about what it means to listen to the calling of the Spirit, the calling of God.
We have flying serpents, hot coals, fear, and redemption in this call story of Isaiah. We break it down in this sermon and see how we might respond.
On this day of Pentecost, we talk about the work of the Spirit that binds us to one another and sends us out, overturning the work of sin to isolate us and pull us into darkness, away from God and away from one another.
Kurt shares his powerful testimony of finding God through God’s calling and the work of God in our church.