Tag Archives: Humility

A Word about Forgiveness

We began a series last week called Transformative Stories. These are the stories, the parables, that Jesus told as recorded in the gospel of Luke. These parables were told at a historical point in time and resulted from specific situations. … Continue reading

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Forgive Us Our Debts

As a church we often talk about our calling as Christians to run into the brokenness with the help and hope of Jesus. We do this not because we want to be a hip congregation that is on the frontline … Continue reading

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Absolute Power for Maximum Good

The movie “Back to the Future II” has been in the news lately because of its prediction that the Chicago Cubs would win the World Series in 2015. As it turned out, while the Cubs made the playoffs, they did … Continue reading

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Preparation for Worship (10/10/15)

Scripture to consider: Isaiah 42.1–17 1 “Here is my servant, whom I uphold, my chosen one in whom I delight; I will put my Spirit on him, and he will bring justice to the nations. 2 He will not shout … Continue reading

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The King and His Religious People

In Henry James’ turn-of-the-century novel, Washington Square, we meet a young woman of ordinary intellect and average appearance named Catherine Sloper. From society’s perspective all she has going for her is the rather large inheritance left to her by her … Continue reading

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