Month: February 2021

Practicing Resurrection

How do we practice resurrection? By trusting deeply in the victory Jesus has won over sin and death, and holding on to the belief that evil does not last forever, and by holding on to hope even in the midst of seemingly hopeless situations.

Seeing Hope

How can Paul say that hope does not disappoint us?

The Great and Quiet Transformation

What do we expect from God?

Lifted Up

In the text from Mark, Jesus lifts up Peter’s mother-in-law, and we are reminded that Jesus will be lifted up, too. We’re two months away from Easter, but it’s never too soon or too late to be reminded of our resurrection hope in Jesus.

I Want to Break Free Read Mark 1:21-28 The title of today’s sermon is “I Want to Break Free.” It’s the title of a song by the band Queen.  They wrote this song because they felt constrained by the world’s norms and expectations.[1]  The song came to mind as I was pondering today’s scripture. I heard it this week ...