Sunday Message

One Body in Christ (2018-04-15)
Paul uses this metaphor in Romans 12:4.  "For as in one body we have many members, and all the members do not have the same function, so we, though many, are one body in Christ."  We are all...
Gifts From the East (2018-04-08)
Spiritual gifts from the East consist of emphasis.  The practices and principles are universal, but we in the West can learn to emphasize these particular gifts more strongly.  These gifts include...
Personal Resurrection (2018-04-01)
At this Easter Service, everyone receives a flower.  The carnation is a great reminder that life is precious, and can be beautiful.  Jesus' resurrection shows us that death is not the end, but a...
Palm Sunday Humility (2018-3-25)
This being Palm Sunday, every person will receive a palm frond.  The idea is to place it somewhere in your home or office, as a reminder of peace.  We celebrate the day that Jesus, the Prince of...
Be Here Now (2018-03-18)
Many of us were brought up, in our religious education, to be concerned with what happens after this life.  Mindfulness means to invest our attention on what is at hand, to "be here now" in our focus...
The Path (2018-03-11)
Each of us is on a spiritual path, knowingly or not.  Sometimes the path is wide open and easy to follow.  Sometimes it is difficult to discern.  Functioning in faith, our job is to ensure that we...
The Pearls of Paul (2017-03-06)
We certainly recognize the perils of reading Paul, who emphasized the misery of life.  But we emphasize the pearls of Paul.  He got it right in statements like this: "Now you are the body of Christ...
Divine Paradox (2018-2-25)
The title is "Divine Paradox."  By "paradox", I do not mean 2 physicians!  A paradox is a seemingly contradictory statement, such as this one spoken by Jesus; "The first shall be last, and the last...
Nones (2018-2-18)
 "Nones" is a designation used for people who check the "None" slot when asked for their religious preference.  Traditional religion, with the creeds and dogma, just doesn't appeal to the "Nones". ...
Love One Another (2018-02-11)
Valentine's Day reminds us of the importance of love.  There is deep truth behind these frequently quoted words: "God is love.  Love is all there is.  Love one another."  We cannot over-emphasize the...

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