In this passage, David commits horrendous acts. We take Bathsheba’s view of things and find that God has not forgotten or abandoned Bathsheba, Uriah, or others who have been victimized by the Davids of the world.
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.
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.
Craig teaches us what it means to abide in Jesus, who loves us as the Father has loved him.
Alex uses his own story of living with disabilities to share the good news that where some only see our weaknesses and shortcomings, God has a world of possibilities for our lives.
Jesus shows the disciples the wounds in his hands and the wound in his side, and when they see the wounds, they come to believe. We discuss trauma, grief, and what it means that in Jesus, woundedness has been made holy.
On this Easter Sunday we pronounce the good news that God has swallowed death forever!
In Psalm 51 we find a beautiful, confessional prayer that finds us in our need for mercy and cries out to God along with us.
Craig Keen shares with us from the lectionary texts (1 Samuel 3:1–10; Psalm 139:1–6, 13–18; 1 Corinthians 6:12–20; and John 1:43–51), and leads us into the call to become part of the mutilated body of Christ. Here is the manuscript: The four passages that the lectionary tells folks like me to speak on today are…
On this first Sunday of Advent, we read a prayer from Isaiah proclaiming “O that you would rip open the heavens and come down!” (among other things). We take a look at what it means to have hope in Christ, a hope that is not lost even in when redemption seems impossible.