The God Who Listens

January 17, 2021
God completely flips power on its ear by entering into listening relationships. (Slides with audio)

Listening to God

January 10, 2021
What do you think God sounds like?

A Word for 2021

January 3, 2021
There are many words that have been used to describe 2020! But what would be a good word for us to hear in 2021? The message on the first Sunday…

2020 Review and Reflection

December 27, 2020
Andre Lorrain reviews and reflects on the past year.

Christmas Eve @Home

December 24, 2020
Music, carols, readings, and reflections for Christmas Eve. Problems viewing this video? Download to your device Comments? Questions? Use Our Contact Form

The Defiant Joy of Advent

December 20, 2020
Advent dares to speak of joy even in times like these. It is a defiant, never-the-less joy.
Sam Hawkins and friends spoke about peace on the second Sunday of Advent.
This Advent, our expressions of hope are very much focused on the current situation in which we find ourselves.
The final beatitudes of Jesus offer blessings we would rather forego.


November 15, 2020
The 7th beatitude calls us to a difficult, heroic way of life.
"Pure" is a word that draws smirks or scorn from many. So how is it that, as Jesus says, those who are "pure in heart" are blessed? The latest word…
There come a time in every life when we need mercy. That's why the words of Jesus’ fifth Beatitude grab our attention.
It is our hungering and thirsting, not our accomplishments, that win the praise of our Lord.
Frank Zappa's song, "The Meek Shall Inherit Nothing (released 1981) is a pretty good take on why many find Jesus' third beatitude laughable.
How can it be that those who mourn are the blessed? Jesus' second beatitude is a surprise to our ears.
A beatitude is a blessing and blessings come with responsibilities.
When was a time you needed an introduction or “beginner’s guide” to some subject or activity? What is one subject or activity for which you would really appreciate but have…

Allegiant Faith

September 6, 2020
Pliny, the emperor Trajan, and a contagion of allegiant Christians. A word from the 2nd century for today.

Cross-Shaped Followers

August 30, 2020
Cross-shaped followers of Jesus become to the world what the heart is to the body, the life-giving air people breathe.
What happens when you thought all of this would be over, but then find out it’s not over?
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