Sermons from October 2023

Creation and Beauty

Creation & Beauty

The first chapters of the Bible tell the story of creation. Over the centuries people have looked to these passages for answers to questions like what, when, where and how. However, this text is primarily concerned with answering one question that happens to be the biggest question of all: why?

The Story of Our Faith

The Story of Our Faith

As you look back on your life as a Christian or as a leader, what are some things that you’ve needed to reframe? In what ways were your beliefs or actions askew from God’s story? How did you come to realize that your beliefs needed to be reframed? How did the Spirit help you see…

Why Spirituality?

Spirituality is how we live out the story. In our faith tradition, we have a tendency to live out our faith with great human effort. Human effort is good.
We are called to hold to (abide) the teaching of Jesus. But Jesus makes it clear that we don’t need to abide alone (we can’t). Rather, he’s given us
the Holy Spirit as a helper so we can live for God and in God.

Why Story?

As we continue our journey exploring the idea of Yahweh and the People, through the Thread Podcast, we focus our attention in this week’s episode on the idea of “Why Story?” Why is it important to understand the story of God in the scriptures and how that may intersect and impact our story?