Do you ever compare yourself to others? Looks, abilities, success, weight? Unfortunately, many grew up being compared to siblings, other kids that were ‘better’ at something, and you should take them as an example. A guy in one of Jesus’ stories compared himself to someone he thought to be much below him. … Well, the […]
Crises are God’s opportunities. Crises are God moments. Personally, and also for us as a church, because they draw us closer to God. Peace Lutheran Church is starting its process of discerning God’s vision for this congregation. Peter and the people of Israel are examples of how God’s keeps and renews his promises and expands […]
As we are invited today to consider what it means to be managers (rather than owners) of all that we have, it is crucial to recognize that we are bought with a price. “Christ Jesus, himself human, . . . gave himself a ransom for all.” Apart from the generosity of God we have nothing—we […]
Jesus surprised once again when he talked about bringing fire and division and not peace. Wait what??? While fire is destructive it is also a force of renewal and restoration, just like the Kingdom of God. Because of technical issues the other parts of the service couldn’t be uploaded.
Jesus alert. God’s kingdom is breaking into our world when we least expect it, and we need to be on high alert not to miss it.
Welcome to Peace Lutheran Church. Are there any ‘good news’ in the call to be aware of greed within us? Yes, there are. The good news are, you are not what you own, but who you are in Jesus Christ, a new creation, a child of God, loved, accepted, and forgiven.
Welcome to neighboring 101. Instead of reading Jesus’s parable of the Good Samaritan for us individually, we wonder what it means to be a good neighbor as a congregation.
Jesus is sending those who follow him into the world, to bring peace and tell everyone that God is near to them.