Justice Or Grace?

It seems that we all want justice. But from what perspective? We each think of justice as being something different depending on how we look at the situation. Our sermon today was from John 21: 7-9, 15-19. Most of you will remember what Simon Peter did when Jesus was condemned to be crucified. So a …

Overcoming Doubt

We can learn a thing or two from "Doubting Thomas". If we don't ask the tough questions how will we ever find answers? Leaving doubt to fester and grow is not going to give us peace. Afraid of what Jesus will say to you if you doubt that he is who he says he is? …

Fear Or Faith?

Jesus, whom the disciples had put their faith in had been crucified and buried. Just imagine how they felt. Fear would be a viable emotion considering what they were facing. If the Jews would kill Jesus, wouldn't they seek to kill his followers also? So they scattered and we find them hiding away behind a …

Blessed Are…

One of the most famous sermons ever delivered was given by Jesus, himself. It's called the Sermon on the Mount and it contains the Beatitudes. Jesus describes his followers in this sermon. Last week we took a look at the first Beatitude. You can find that blog post here. To listen to the sermon this …

Broken, Empty, Blessed

Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven... Matt 5:3 These words are from Jesus as he teaches the disciples who climbed up the mountainside with him. Followers of Jesus, soaking in the message he shares with them who might have questioned what he meant by poor in spirit. We’re …