Pentecost 6 Preview

Today’s Gospel Lesson reminds us of the challenges of following  Jesus, as we see a variety of responses to his invitation to follow.

Scripture Focus

As they were going along the road, someone said to him, ‘I will follow you wherever you go.’ And Jesus said to him, ‘Foxes have holes, and birds of the air have nests; but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay his head.’

–Luke 9:57-58

Additional Scripture Verse

And those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires. If we live by the Spirit, let us also be guided by the Spirit.

–Galatians 1:24-25

Preaching Theme

“There is No Looking Back.”

Home Devotion Questions

  1. Do you consider yourself a forward-looking person?
  2. What traditions and practices lock you into the past?”
  3. What new opportunities draw you into the future?
  4. In what world (past, present or future) are you most comfortable?


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Rev. Craig Ross

Senior Pastor

The vibrancy of life here at St. Peter’s makes my service on our staff a joy and privilege. Visitation, teaching and preaching are the ministries that feed my pastoral identity, as together our staff and lay members share in our missional calling … Building a community of faith by God’s grace.

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