Discipleship: Prophetic Roles

The Sunday Sermon – June 28, 2015 Luke 4:14-21 The sixth Sunday since Pentecost.  The Spirit of the living God was quickened in the followers of Jesus of Nazareth, a new community called “the church” was born, and we became disciples of the one we call Christ, the Messiah, God’s Anointed One, the resurrected Jesus of […]

Discipleship: Priestly Roles

The Sunday Sermon – June 21, 2015  1 Peter 2:1-5, 9  These past weeks, so far this summer:  Discipleship. How do we use the convictions of our faith and the experiences of our God in the “real world,” the world beyond Sunday morning.  How do we use the convictions of our faith and the experiences of […]

Discipleship: Community, not Commodity

The Sunday Sermon – June 14, 2015 1 Thessalonians 5:13b – 23 Somewhere between the years 33 CE and 55 CE something fascinating happened.  Understanding that these dates are not absolutely certain, but rather best scholarly guesses, and the most popularly used dates, who can tell me what happened between 33 CE and 55 CE? … […]