Aug 29, 2020
Paul commands us to love the community of faith, but he goes further and describes how to love others in the world; even our enemies. In a world where some love some people some of the time, and others not at all. What would the world look like if the followers of Jesus love all the world all of the time? It's a...
Aug 22, 2020
Paul proclaims, for eleven chapter in the Letter to the Romans, that nothing, nada, zip can keep humanity from God’s love. It is Good news of the most abundant type. Unconditional love revealed in Christ. So what? If the new is so good, why does the world seems so bad? Read on, friends. Paul has some thoughts on the...
Aug 15, 2020
Promise; we make them, we work hard to keep them, we break them, we change them, and we forget them. Today we hear about promises as we continue our Series: “Good News: It’s What Grace Looks Like." Paul addresses the issue of will God keep God’s promises.
Aug 8, 2020
In times of chaos and trial we may wonder why God does not seem to be around. It was true for Elijah. It was true for Peter. Paul assures that God’s grace brings God much closer than we can imagine. Paul declares that salvation is as close as our lips and hearts… How is this possible?
Aug 1, 2020
Paul proclaims in language that soars, “Nothing can separate us from the love of God in Christ.” (Romans 8) Really? What if we reject God? What about sinners? What about the people of Israel? Grace and the good news are hard for us because we forget who makes us God’s people. Paul knows. Clue? It isn’t you.