Mountain Grace
That’s Grace

That’s Grace

July 15, 2019

Jesus, pepperoni pizza, and the gift of grace

Readings: Amos 7:7-17  Psalm 82  Colossians 1:1-14  Luke 10:25-37           



O Freedom

O Freedom

July 8, 2019

Our civic freedoms are freedoms "from," but Christ's freedom is a freedom "for"... For peace, for love, for reconciliation, for a loving response to our neighbors.

Readings: 2 Kings 5:1-14  Psalm 30  Galatians 6:7-16  Luke 10:1-11, 16-20                             



Hold On

Hold On

June 24, 2019

Sometimes the chaos of life seems to cut us off from God; but God remains.

Readings: 1 Kings 19:1-15a  Psalm 42 and 43  Galatians 3:23-29  Luke 8:26-39                    




Come Holy Spirit

Come Holy Spirit

June 11, 2019

At Pentecost we celebrate the coming of the Holy Spirit, not just to the apostles in Jerusalem two millennia ago, but to us as well.

Readings: Acts 2:1-21 Romans 8:14-17  John 14:8-17, 25-27  Psalm 104:25-35, 37                                               

The Power of Small Things

The Power of Small Things

June 3, 2019

Jesus' ascension is a testament to His trust in or ability to get it right and to continue His work.

Readings: Acts 1:1-11  Ephesians 1:15-23  Luke 24:44-53  Psalm 47                                   

 

Following Jesus

Following Jesus

May 29, 2019

What does it mean to be a Christian? What's the point of following Jesus?

Readings: Acts 16:9-15  Revelation 21:10, 22-22:5  John 14:23-29  Psalm 67           

 

Praise God from the Earth

Praise God from the Earth

May 21, 2019

Part of God's call on us is to be stewards of the Creation, ensuring the right and sustainable use of the world's abundance for us and future generations.

Readings: Acts 11:1-18  Revelation 21:1-6  John 13:31-35  Psalm 14                          

 

 

 

 

 

 

A precious inheritance

A precious inheritance

May 14, 2019

Immersing ourselves in the stories of our faith brings beauty and understanding to our lives and clarity in our calling.

Readings: Acts 9:36-43  Revelation 7:9-17  John 10:22-30  Psalm 23             

 

Blinded by the Light

Blinded by the Light

May 14, 2019

Conversion is an openness to seeing the world differently so that we can act differently in the world.

Readings: Acts 9:1-6  Revelation 5:11-14  John 21:1-19  Psalm 30         

 

Doubt and the Christian Life

Doubt and the Christian Life

April 29, 2019

Acknowledging Jesus' reality isn't the same thing as living a Christ-centered life

Readings: Acts 5:27-32  Revelation 1:4-8  John 20:19-31  Psalm 118:14-29