The Kingdom of Heaven is like a party? Well, as Pastor Roger Barkley explains in this week’s message, that is what Jesus said. Matthew 22:1-14 leads to an understanding about being a disciple, about healthy relationships … and even about … Continue reading
Pastor Roger Barkley wonders, “What is love?” What is the Holy Trinity, and why does that matter to my friendships and marriage? Why would Paul Tillich (one of the 20th Century’s most influential Christian theologians) say that an atheist may have a better comprehension … Continue reading →
Pastor Roger Barkley explores the false worship that the Hebrew people fall into while waiting for Moses to return from Mount Sinai.
Roger Barkley explores one of the most challenging passages in the Bible, Deuteronomy 21:10-14. Roger shows that God is even found in Old Testament verses about claiming a defeated enemy’s daughter as your bride. We don’t need to ignore, whitewash or explain … Continue reading →
Roger Barkley shows how the Ten Commandments are God’s vision for an alternative community – one of justice for all people.
What is unique about the Law God gave the Israelites compared to all the other legal systems before it? And how can a list of restrictions be considered as grace? Roger Barkley explores how the story unfolds now that the … Continue reading →
Roger Barkley’s two-part sermon (separated by music during the worship service) explores the two threats to the Israelites in Exodus 17: thirst and attack by the Amalekites.
Pastor Roger Barkley explores how God provided for the newly-freed slaves as they faced the wilderness.
Pastor Roger Barkley explores new meanings in the familiar Joseph narrative (Genesis 37-50)
Pastor Roger Barkley explores the layers of meaning in this familiar account of Jacob wrestling God.