TagReconciliation

Epiphany 6 Preview

“If you obey the commandments of the Lord your God that I am commanding you today, by loving the Lord your God, walking in his ways, and observing his commandments, decrees, and ordinances, then you shall live and become numerous, and the Lord your God will bless you…”  Deuteronomy 30:16 Much of Sunday’s Gospel reading echoes portions of the Ten Commandments.…

Rev. Craig Ross
Let’s Talk … About Not Talking

Traditional Sermon Pentecost 14 Let’s talk.  Let’s talk about not talking.  Have you ever had a disagreement with someone?  (Raise your hand if you have.)  Have you ever carried a grudge for a while following that disagreement?  Now we’ll get a little personal … you don’t have to raise your hand anymore.  Have you ever…

Rev. Craig Ross
Forgiveness

EMAIL DEVOTIONAL EPIPHANY 6 Then Peter came and said to him, ‘Lord, if another member of the church* sins against me, how often should I forgive? As many as seven times?’ Jesus said to him, ‘Not seven times, but, I tell you, seventy-seven* times.  (Matthew 18:21-22) It was the question of the day this morning…

Avery Carr
Who is the Real You?

New Day Sermon Pentecost 19 We all have our stories and the truth of our lives lie more in what cannot be seen than what can.  The important part of our stories are not the troubled relationships but rather the reconciliation, the forgiveness, or the lack thereof…

Rev. Craig Ross
A Third Way

EMAIL DEVOTIOn Pentecost 15 And the one who was seated on the throne said, ‘See, I am making all things new.’  (Revelation 21:5) My, oh my, does our culture ever thrive on conflict.  Some days I wonder if people wake from sleep filled with anger only to then proceed through their day doing little more…