Hospitality

“One Sabbath, when Jesus went to share a meal in the home of one of the leaders of the Pharisees…he noticed how the guests sought out the best seats at the table.” (Luke 14: 1,7, CEB). And he told them a story. Harvey was invited to a wedding banquet. Harvey saw that a seat by the host was open and slipped around the room until he was standing at the place near the head table. It turns out that the h…

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He is Risen!

He is risen! He is risen indeed! Happy Easter friends! If you are looking for a place to worship this morning, please feel free to join us at either the 6:30, 8:30, 9:45, or 11:00 services! We'll celebrate resurrection together! The blog will be taking a short break, but fear not! We'll be back with great new content in May!

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Holy Thursday

Matthew tells us that on an evening during Passover Jesus and his closest 12 friends joined around a dinner table to share a very special meal – although at that moment only Jesus knew how special it was. With sorrow but certainty Jesus looked from one of these friends to another. He caught their eyes and perhaps smiled, perhaps just looked into their souls as he could do so well. They waited in t…

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A Different Cloud

Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight and the sin that clings so closely, and let us run with perseverance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus the pioneer and perfecter of our faith… (Hebrews 12:1-2). People talk a lot about “the cloud” these days. Things get put “on the cloud” and taken off the cloud, and some things just seem…

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Trust

Here we are, right in the middle of Holy Week, when we recall the events of the last week of Jesus’ life on earth. The week that started with Jesus, welcomed as the hero by the crowd, the one who would begin the insurrection, get rid of the Romans, and make everything right again. The week that ends with Jesus hanging on a cross, dying a criminal’s death, abandoned by the crowd and even by almost all…

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