Is there a little vandal in you? Someone who likes to disrupt things? Well, before you reach for the spray paint or a fire extinguisher; check us out this Sunday as we discover how sometimes a little disruption in our lives can result in the emergence of something new and exciting.
Exodus 20:1-7, John 2:17-33
Everybody wants to get away once and a while. But sometimes a journey can take us to a place we’d rather not go. This Sunday, as Lent begins, we we’ll walk with Jesus as he travels a difficult road so that we can experience the grace and hope of a loving God.
Sometimes we just get stuck. We know that something isn’t right, but we either don’t know what to do about it or fear that our decision will be wrong. This Sunday, we will discover how, even when things are beyond our control, nothing is beyond the control of God.
We are told that popularity is everything; that if enough people like something or believe in something then it must be right. But what if God calls us in a different direction? This Sunday, we will learn the difference between being popular and being faithful.
Depending on whom you ask, a cheeseburger is either a food of paradise or one that will send us there sooner. But is there really a spiritual component to what we eat – or what we say, or do? This Sunday, we will discover the power we have to change lives, simply by who we are.
You’ve heard about the one who got away. But this story is about anything but bragging rights. This Sunday, we will hear about God’s love and grace for everyone (including us), and how we are expected to make that message real in the world around us.
“YOU TALKIN’ TO ME?!”
Let’s face it; there are a lot of voices out there with all kinds of messages for our lives. But how do we distinguish the voice of God in the midst of all of the noise? This Sunday, we will listen with hope and trust for our call to make a difference in the Good News of Jesus.
Perhaps it has been a while since strangers showed up at your door with chests of gold and perfume. Well, while they’re still searching for you – remember that we are also on a search. This Sunday, we will seek out the source of joy, and hope, and redemption; which can show up in some rather unexpected places.
New Year’s Day is when the world celebrates transition. But will it be just “out with the old and in with the new,” or something a bit more. This Sunday, we will discover how the coming year can be something truly life changing, if we let it.
Scripture Isaiah 61:10-62:3; Luke 2:22-40