Have you ever felt like that, like God took the party somewhere else and you were left to keep working, past your capacity, past your quitting point? Like you were waiting for a sense of holiness to return to your labor, to your vocation, but with no idea when or how that might happen?
Texts: Acts 17:22-31 + Psalm 66:8-20 + 1 Peter 3:13-22 + John 14:15-21 It’s Memorial Day weekend, as we all know, a national holiday originally established to honor the memory of those soldiers who died in the Civil War, but whose purpose has expanded over time to commemorate all Americans who have died while in … Continue reading Sermon: Sunday, May 25, 2014: Sixth Sunday of Easter
Texts: 1 Samuel 2:18-20, 26 • Psalm 148 • Colossians 3:12-17 • Luke 2:41-52 In his video commentary introducing the bible study series Manna and Mercy, Alan Storey, a Methodist pastor from South Africa, presents the story of another young pastor, Dave, and the lesson his son taught him about what happens when people lose their Jesus. This … Continue reading Sermon: Sunday, December 30, 2012: First Sunday after Christmas Day