Eastertide ~ May 20, 2017

If you love me, you will keep my commandments. ~ Jesus of Nazareth  Psalm 66 • Acts 17:22-31 • I Peter 3:13-22 • John 14:15-21 The Resurrection has many, varied, and beautiful effects. Through it we are invited into an “eternal kind of life” (Dallas Willard), we are strengthened for holy living, we are empowered for…

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Eastertide ~ May 13, 2017

“I am the way, the truth, and the life.” ~ John 14:6 Psalm 31:1-16 • Acts 7:55-60 • I Peter 2:2-10 • John 14:1-14 God looks like Jesus. God does not look like Kanye West, Morgan Freeman, or Eric Clapton except to the degree that one of these looks, lives, and acts like Jesus. As mysterious…

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Eastertide ~ April 29, 2017

Good news! Kyle Fleet will be teaching this Saturday night at Wheatland. You won’t want to miss him.  Psalm 116:1-4,12-19 • Acts 2:14-41 • 1 Peter 1:17-23  •  Luke 24:13-35 Jesus comes to us in the tangible. Matthew 25 tells us that we meet Jesus when meeting the needs of those who are thirsty, hungry, naked, unknown, and…

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Eastertide ~ April 22, 2017

Blessed are those who have not seen and yet have come to believe. – John 20:29 Psalm 16 • Acts 2:14-32 • I Peter 1:3-9 • John 20:19-31 Thomas makes me feel better about me. He had a hard time believing that Jesus had been raised from the dead. I’m sure he wanted to believe it.…

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Readings for April 24 ~ Easter Season

Psalm 148 • Acts 11:1-18 • Revelation 21:1-6 • John 13:31-35 • Genesis 3 Join us this weekend while we continue our series, Connections, where we explore the Old Testament and how it interacts with the New Testament and our contemporary Christian life. This week we continue our look at Adam and Eve and their life in…

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Readings for April 16 ~ Easter Season

Readings for the 4th Week of Easter: Psalm 23 • Acts 9:36-43 • Revelation 7:9-17 • John 10:22-20  In the midst of Eastertide, the Easter Season, it is good for us to remember Jesus as the Shepherd of his people. This imagery is evocative and powerful and central to our Christian lives. In light of…

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