You Are God’s Child. You Are God’s Gift to the World.

In this sermon, Pastor John begins by talking about how to see loss and change with the eyes of faith. Then he reminds us that we are God’s children. Further, each one of us is actually God’s gift to the world. Doesn’t that change your perspective on who you are and what your’re about?? Video […]

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Love over Rules

We, humans, love our rules. We like to measure and compare. After the 10 Commandments came over 600 other rules. Then came rules about the rules, called the Mishnah. Then came rulings about the rules about the rules, call the Gemarah. Jesus only used the word “command” once: “Love one another.” We want to tighten […]

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“I am the vine, you are the branches… abide in me” (sermon 2018APR29)

This sermon didn’t get recorded, so I did a Facebook live video in my office and then I posted it as a YouTube video and a  podcast. You’ll hear the switch story about moving into discipline. We’ll talk about what it means to “abide” in Christ. And we’ll spend a little time on meditation or […]

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