Mountain Grace
Eyes wide open

Eyes wide open

September 9, 2019

What can we truly own in this world aside from the love of God?

Readings: Jeremiah 18:1-11 Psalm 139:1-5, 12-17  Philemon 1-21  Luke 14:25-33                                     


No Fear

No Fear

September 3, 2019

Sometimes our caution keeps us safe, but sometimes it keeps us from living boldly into our Christian faith

Readings: Jeremiah 2:4-13  Psalm 81:1, 10-16  Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16  Luke 14:1, 7-14                                                   




The Dignity of All People

The Dignity of All People

August 18, 2019

Choosing the path of Christ always brings opposition and division; the power of God through the resurrection should impel us forward anyway.

Readings: Isaiah 5:1-7  Psalm 80:1-2, 8-18  Hebrews 11:29-12:2  Luke 12:49-56                   

Things Hoped For

Things Hoped For

August 12, 2019

What are the hopes that ground our faith in the life of Jesus?

Readings: Isaiah 1:1, 10-20  Psalm 50:1-8, 23-24  Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16  Luke 12:32-40                                      


Lean on me

Lean on me

August 5, 2019

God entrusts to be the caretakers of Creation, not the rulers

Readings: Hosea 11:1-11  Psalm 107:1-9, 43  Colossians 3:1-11  Luke 12:13-21                

 




Living on a prayer

Living on a prayer

August 5, 2019

It's the Lord's Prayer! which may seem rote to us today, but it's really a pretty radical teaching from Jesus

Readings: Hosea 1:2-10  Psalm 85  Colossians 2:6-19  Luke 11:1-13       




S#!t happens

S#!t happens

July 22, 2019

We plan, God laughs

Readings: Amos 8:1-12  Psalm 52  Colossians 1:15-28  Luke 10:38-42

 




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