Context Matters 2021.03.07 audio and video
Spinning Jesus 2021.02.28 audio and video
God is Unstoppable 2021.02.21 text only
No sooner was John arrested than Jesus took over. God's life-giving is unstoppable.
God is Unstoppable 2021.02.21 audio and video
Rend Your Hearts 2021.02.17 Ash Wednesday Service audio and video
Bless Their Hearts 2021.02.14 text only
During Communion God blesses our hearts.
Bless Their Hearts 2021.02.14 audio and video
Tempted By Success 2021.02.07 text only
Even Jesus had incentives to veer off course and we do too, but prayer can set us right
Tempted By Success 2021.02.27 audio and video
Meet The Author 2021.01.31 text only
Jesus, as author of life, shows us God takes the side of the afflicted, including in mental illness.
Meet The Author 2021.01.31 audio and video
Like Fish Out of Water text only
Jesus want our lives to really change. We might even feel "like fish out of water."
Like Fish Out of Water audio and video
Tag Team Dreaming text only
Love breaks social barriers and is a dream some would like to kill. But it's a relay race that can't be stopped.
Tag Team Dreaming audio and video
God Breaks In 01.10.2021 text only
God's decisive intervention in Jesus Christ has to overcome our personal and social barriers.
God Breaks In 01.10.2021 audio and video
Living the Mystery 01.03.2021 text only
Heather Thum Gerber preached about our call into God's mystery.
Living the Mystery 01.03.2021 audio and video
Greetings, Favored Ones! 12.24.2020 text only
God's greatest gift comes as a light to all the nations.
Greetings, Favored Ones! 12.24.2020 audio and video
The Love in Our Willingness 12.20.2020
Like Mary, we can enter into God's dance of grace willingly, and learn to turn, turn, turn!
The Love in Our Willingness 12.20.2020 audio and video
The Joy in Our Witness 12.13.2020 text only
God is always faithful, so we can be certain that joy is part of our past, present and future.
The Joy in Our Witness 12.13.2020 audio and video
The Peace in God's Wilderness 12.06.2020 text only
Jesus is the one who definitively leads us through the wilderness to the promised Life.
The Peace in God's Wilderness 12.06.2020 audio and video
The Hope in God's Wildness 11.29.2020 text only
The unvarnished Truth is worth waiting for, and stepping down for too!
The Hope in God's Wildness 11.29.2020 audio and video
From Idols to the One True God 11.22.2020 text only
There are some things to be thankful for when we see Christ as "king"
From Idols to the One True God 11.22.2020 audio and video
From Lustful Impulses to Self-Control 11.15.2020 text only
To live so God can use us, we need to nurture self-control. Science has some clues on how!
From Lustful Impulses to Self Control 11.15. 2020 audio and video
From Self-Sharing to Mutual Sharing 11.08.2020 text only
From Self-Sharing to Mutual Sharing 11.08.2020 audio and video
From Hopeless Grief to Lament-Filled Hope text only
God expects us to grieve, but we are not to mourn as do those who have no hope.
From Hopeless Grief to Lament-Filled Hope audio and video
From Pleasing Others to Pleasing God 10.25. 2020 text only
We're "protest-ants" because Luther and others went against popularity for God's sake. What about us?
From Pleasing Others to Pleasing God 10.25.2020 audio and video
From Imitating to Being Imitated 10.18.2020 text only
We find our own unique life and witness through imitating Christ.
From Imitating to Being Imitated 10.18.2020 audio and video
Grow Up! 10.11.2020 text only
Come as a child, or mature to the stature of Christ? Yes to both.
Grow Up! 10.11.2020 audio and video
The Other Palm Sunday (World Communion) 10.04.2020 text only
Eternity will be spent with believers from every part of the globe.
The Other Palm Sunday (World Communion) 10.04.2020 audio and video
Reconsideration - a tool for our times 9.27.2020 text only
We hate to be wrong but God welcomes our reconsideration when we aren't aligned with God.
Reconsideration - a tool for our times 9.27.2020 audio and video
Inclusion - a tool for our times 9.20.2020 text only
God's grace doesn't follow our rules but neither is it capricious. It's about inclusion.
Inclusion - a tool for our times 9.20.2020 audio and video
Forgiveness - a tool for our times 9.13.2020 text only
We can't show who God is without practicing forgiveness.
Forgiveness - a tool for our times 9.13.2020 audio and video
Fairness - a tool for our times 9.06.2020 text only
How and why can the church excommunicate the very sheep it exists to pursue? Answers below.
Fairness - a tool for our times audio and video
Growing Leaders 8.30.2020 text
God's compassion is behind the lifting up of good leaders. Our mission co-workers help an African denomination lift up their chaplains.
Growing Leaders 8.30.2020 audio and video
Radical Rest 8.23.2020 text
When we observe the Sabbath we can be freed from the fears that lead people to oppress each other.
Radical Rest 8.23.2020 audio and video
Hat In Hand 8.16.2020
Joseph's brothers learned something about reconciliation. We must, too.
Guest Ed Powe Biograrphy
Guest Ed Powe first encounter with racism
Hat In Hand 8.16.2020 video and audio
One Family 8.09.2020 text
Even when we see we are family violence still breaks out; God's grace and our humility will help.
One Family 8.09.2020 video and audio
Step Up! 8.02.2020 text
If we're willing to be willing to meet a need, God will bless that faithfulness.
Step Up! 8.02.2020 video and audio
Our Founding Bothers 7.05.2020 text
Founding stories hold us accountable. God gave us one that hold all the others accountable.
Our Founding Bothers 7.05.2020 audio and video
Longing 6.28.2020 text
Holding two ideas (heaven later, earth now) creates a longing. We can use that energy for both faith and action
Longing 6.28.2020 audio and video
The Wideness in God's Mercy 6.21.2020 text
God's mercy includes the wrong-doers, which is to say all of us.
The Wideness in God's Mercy 6.21.2020 audio and video
Come in! Come in! 6.14.2020 text
A surprising idea can arrive through hospitality and gain traction with laughter.
Come in! Come in! 6.14.2020 audio and video
Debris Removal (Repentance) 6.7.2020 text
Jesus taught us to repent. Try it. You'll clear the debris blocking God's work through you.
Debris Removal (Repentanc) 6.7.2020 audio and video
You Are An Answer To Prayer 5.31.2020 text
Moses prayed that all people would have God's Spirit. His assistant wanted something else. Where do you stand?
You Are An Answer To Prayer 5/31/2020 audio and video
Our Mission Statement 5.24.2020 text
Jesus taught that the "how" is more important than "when." There's a lesson for us about "reopening"!
Our Mission Statement 5.24.2020 audio and video
Touchstones of Truth 5.17.2020 text
Out of love, God prepares the way for every culture to hear the message of Jesus Christ
Touchstones of Truth 5/17/2020 audio and video
Remove. Repair. Rejoice. Repeat. 5.10.2020 text
Remove. Repair. Rejoice. Repeat. 5.10.2020 audio and video
Something About Jesus' Voice 5.3.20202 text
Jesus came to give fullness of life; our part is to listen to his distinct voice
Something About Jesus' Voice 5.3.2020 audio and video
Slow of Heart, then Fleet of Foot 4.26.2020 text
Heading into wounded isolation, followers are propelled back into connection by Jesus, our host.
Slow of Heart, then Fleet of Foot audio and video
In Defense of Thomas 4.19.2020 text
God is happy to provide evidence, and we have more of it that Thomas did!
In Defense of Thomas 4.19.2020 audio and video
Easter Worship 4.12.2020 text
Mary Magdalene asks "where is he"? and we all get an answer that changes everything
Easter Worship 4.12.2020 audio and video
Joy and then a Decision 4.05.2020 text
We see Jesus is great, but he also asks us to choose.
Joy and then a Decision 4.05.2020 audio and video
The Prayers - A Dress Rehearsal for Eternal Life With God 3.29.2020 audio and video
The Prayers - A Dress Rehearsal for Eternal Life With God 3.29.2020 text
The Breaking of the Bread 3.22.2020 audio and video
The Breaking of the Bread 3.22.2020 text
Being fed with truth, love, and food - and feeding others too.
Fellowship 3.15.2020 audio and video
Fellowship - even when the boat is rocked 3.15.2020 text
The church only works if there is trust and love, especially in troubled times.
Devoted to the Church's Teaching 3.08.2020 text
To show who God is, the church finds one voice without disrespecting many voices
Showing Christ's Love 3.01.2020 text
Christ's love has a quality of "laying down one's life".
Showing Christ's Love 3.01.2020 audio
On Being a Disciple 2.23.2020 text
The Church has a broad curriculum; but God is the tutor.
Savior At Work 2.16.2020 text
In Christ, God saves and re-creates; here's how.
Savior At Work 2.16.2020 audio
I AM - The LORD 2.9.2020 text
There are reasons to call God and Jesus "LORD". Will you?
I AM - The LORD 2.9.2020 audio
Renouncing Sin and Evil 2.2.2020 text
God's victory is secure and we are granted the dignity of a choice. Repent and take God's side.
Renouncing Sin and Evil 2.2.2020 audio
Trusting in God's Gracious Mercy 1.26.2020 text
Faith is trust that God's goodness is faithful and ultimate.
Trusting in God's Gracious Mercy 1.26.2020 audio
What is the Bible? 1.19.2020 text
It tells one story of God's saving love, but what is it?
What Is The Bible? 1.19.2020 audio
Baptism - what's that about? 1.12.2020 text
Baptism's meanings touch all that is sacred in life and death.
Baptism - what's that about? 1.12.2020 audio
Revealed to Fellow Heirs 1.05.2020 text
Anti-Judaism is contrary to Jesus Christ.
Revealed to Fellow Heirs 1.05.2020 audio