A Message For All Time

A Message For All Time

When Love Was Simple When we were young, love was much simpler.  Our world was small.  There were only just a few people that made up the universe.  These were the people upon whom we depended for everything we needed.  All the necessities of life were woven into the...
The Best Grapes

The Best Grapes

Too Many Figs, Not Enough Water We used to have a fig tree in our yard. It was large. It provided great shade from the afternoon sun in the backyard. It produced a LOT of figs. One year we even got two crops. This was not that big a deal to me, because I don’t like...
Love Sets Us Free

Love Sets Us Free

It Will Seem a Little Strange For the next few weeks, worship may seem out of the ordinary.  While we are able to gather in person, with up to 100 people in attendance, we are still not able to participate in some of our usual worship experiences.  Certain things that...
A World Renewed

A World Renewed

The Earth Is a Gift Creation Care is a spiritual value.  As people of faith, this truth is unmistakable.  It is woven into the very fabric of our theology.  Those who are determined to exploit creation rather than care for it will often refer to those who hold...
One and Done?

One and Done?

The Spiritual Task List In an odd quirk of church history, we have inherited a legacy of faith development that is linear.  In a linear understanding of faith development, growing in faith has a beginning point, an endpoint and certain milestones along the way.  This...