Jesus calls us to be ready for his coming into this world. But what does it mean to be ready? And what coming is he talking about? Jesus Christ is coming into the world today, how do we recognize it?
Why do we worry so much? What does it help us? God invites us to cast (literally throw) our worries onto him, because God cares for us. That doesn’t necessarily mean that all will be good. It means that God will be with us in every situation, joy and sadness.
Jesus never talked about giving 10% … he challenged us to give our all and everything to God.
If you are like me, you imagine eternal life along the lines what you love the most here on earth, ocean walks, mountain hikes, and playtime with your grandkids. Jesus was tricked with a story about seven weddings and a funeral. What he taught was, that life after death will be very different.
Reformation is all about God’s grace that is changing and transforming people. The Bible is full of stories about this, like the story of Zach. May God bless you!
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.