Michael Barrett concludes our Advent series with a profound message about finding true joy, based on Mary’s song Magnifying the Joy: Reflections on Luke 1:39-55 December 23, 2018 Michael Barrett After Peace and Hope and Love, the final advent … Continue reading
As we move closer to Christmas, Pastor Roger Barkley questions what it means that God loves us. Extravagant Love Advent 3 12-16-18 Philippians 2:1-11 As you know, I was raised way out in the backwoods where my dad was a forest ranger. One cold Christmas Eve when I … Continue reading →
Pastor Roger Barkley explores the account of Zechariah and Elizabeth’s wait for a child. Advent 2 2018: How Long, Lord? We’ve all had this experience. I heard its deep rumble before I actually saw it, a black Ford F-250 … Continue reading →
Problem: There is a steady stream of promises from pulpits that with enough faith and prayer we can have perfect health, plenty of money, and loving relationships. But life doesn’t seem to work out that way, even for the most … Continue reading →
In our rush toward Christmas, do we really reflect on the meaning of love? Michael Barrett brings Advent “love” to life in this Advent sermon
Pastor Roger Barkley explores Mark’s gospel’s call for Jesus’ followers to be peacemakers. We need to frankly face the hypocrisy of the Christian church that has tolerated sexual abuse from clergy and evangelical support for candidates like Roy Moore. Jae … Continue reading →
Is Christian hope just about a perfect life to come in heaven? Where’s God when things go bad? Pastor Roger Barkley explore the Biblical meaning of hope that the Apostle Paul shares in Romans 8.
Pastor Roger addresses peace just we are feeling the threat of terrorism. This week is based on Luke 1:67-80.