Tag Archives: Transformative Stories

A Word about Living Again

The story of the prodigal son—and his older brother—tells us of two ways that we can be dead while still living. And it points away to the One who was dead but is alive again, whom we celebrate on this … Continue reading

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A Word about Fruitfulness

In Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, the title character stumbles upon a fascinating object, the Mirror of Erised. Professor Dumbledore informs him that it tells neither the present, nor the future, nor the past. Instead it reveals “the deepest, … Continue reading

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This Weekend at First (1/27/17)

Here’s a preview of what’s ahead for our church family this weekend. Name Tags During the month of January, you’ll notice tables set up around the building where you can fill out a name tag to wear during the service. … Continue reading

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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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