Our Mission in Times of Crisis

Matthew 25:31-40 Today our world is facing a crisis. The coronavirus is forcing us to self-isolate; it is causing many to be fearful. Christ, our King has everything under control. It is a time of testing for those who belong to The King. Are you on God’s side? In times like this you have a […]

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Genesis 3:1-7, Romans 5:12-19 During this Lenten season it is important for us to reflect on how we are like Adam and Eve in our humanity and how Christ brings us back to God the Father. Christ calls us to be like Him. He calls us to be restored to a redeemed life. He seeks […]

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Being His Church: Love Your Enemies

Matthew 5:43-48 Jesus spoke about an aspect of Christian perfection, of our holiness as new and restored people in Christ. But this message was and still is really hard to swallow: Love Your Enemies. Do Good To Those Who Hate You. Sound impossible? It goes against our nature. This is something extra-ordinary to ask of […]

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Waiting: Persistent Prayer

Luke 2:22-40 Simeon and Anna  Patience is rooted in love. Both of these people, Simeon and Anna, loved the Lord all their long lives. They waited in faithfulness to one day see the Salvation of Israel. Waiting requires us to Wait For, not Wait On God. If you are waiting on God it is your […]

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Waiting: Jesus’ Temptation and His Humility

Matthew 4 Christ came to teach us humility and waiting on His Father, being submitted to God. Through Jesus’ temptation after 40 days of fasting and being alone in the wilderness, Satan appealed to His humanity and His pride: You can change anything into bread because You are God’s Chosen One. You deserve it! Satan […]

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Waiting: Jesus’ Baptism and His Humility

Matthew 3:13-17 Baptism is the moment you are declare to the whole church that you are a new person, ‘I belong to Jesus!’ So why did Jesus choose to be baptized? He wanted to identify with us as humans, to be with us in our humanity.  Jesus’ love is rooted in His humility. He wanted […]

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Advent Prepare: Shepherds Seek a Shepherd King

Luke 2:1-20 It is God’s way of using shepherds to hear first of the glorious news of Christ becoming man. They discovered that he sent a Shepherd King into our midst. That God loves the simple sinner. The Shepherd King came as a baby- humble and open to love all people. The message that the […]

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Advent Prepare: Bethlehem, Where is the King?

Matthew 2:1-12 In the well-known story of Christmas, the name Bethlehem has become very familiar. Let’s consider a new way of thinking of the little town’s name: Live in the light of what it can mean to be the Lord’s Bethlehem. See yourself seeking Jesus as the 3 Wise Men did when they found Bethlehem. […]

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Being His Church: God’s Rest, His Sabbath

Exodus 20:8-11 God rested after His work of Creation. We are commanded to rest–physically, mentally, spiritually.  Do not have guilt when you seek rest and relaxation. Enjoy the earth and the people God has given us. God’s rest also means to seek and reflect on your relationship with the Lord with prayer, finding your rest […]

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John 21:1-14 Jesus revealed Himself to have power over Creation and all created things when He was with His disciples. He revealed a power that was greater than any other king that lived on earth. Why did He show His disciples that He was a great Fisherman? What did He want to teach them about […]

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