Wisdom from above is . . . full of mercy and good fruits
Most of us of a certain age have been evaluated at work on a numerical scale that ranged from 1 - "Below Expectations" - to, say, 14, "Exceeds Expectations." Jesus had earned a "1" from the priests, Pilate, and even his disciples. Jesus' Resurrection did not change the evaluation, it tore up the notion that God has any interest in meeting our expectations at all. Indeed, the Reign of God blows our expectations out of the water. Read the sermon…Continue
Added by Becky on April 30, 2017 at 4:29pm — No Comments
Believing what we know to be unlikely, even impossible, seems unwise. But, what if we don't have all the facts yet? Sometimes you don't need to see to believe, you need to believe in order to see. Listen to Deacon Cindy's sermon here.
Added by Becky on April 23, 2017 at 10:00pm — No Comments
If God is mostly about damning the unworthy, then didn't death win? I don't think that's what the life, death and resurrection of Jesus show us about God. I think Love wins. Life wins. Hope wins. Here at Good Shepherd, we have a way of celebrating that in one word. To find out what that word is, listen to the sermon here.
Added by Becky on April 16, 2017 at 10:30pm — No Comments
What or who is God's greatest treasure? Psalm 24 says "The earth is the Lord's, and everything in it." That includes us. Why don't we treat Creation and each other as priceless treasures? It's what Jesus did. Read the sermon here.
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Added by Becky on April 2, 2017 at 6:00pm — No Comments