In his sermon for the first Sunday in Lent, Dr. Stephen Cook suggests that Jesus had to die first before we could have the resurrection celebration. And if we’re going to be serious about following Jesus, then we had best be ready to go some places we might not otherwise choose on our own.
In his sermon for the 2nd Sunday in Lent, Dr. Stephen Cook says God is forever calling us--as God did Abraham and Sarah--to keep going on beyond, beyond the truth we think we know, the places we never dreamed of being, the opportunities to minister we never considered.
In his sermon for the third Sunday in Lent, Dr. Brian Coulter takes a look at the backstory behind Jesus' encounter with the Samaritan woman at the well, and finds an abundance of water--foreshadowing the living water Jesus promises us all.
As we see in the story of Samuel's anointing of David as King of Israel, God's criteria for God's servants may not line up with our own--which, Scott Seeke tells us, means God may even use us.
In her sermon for the 5th Sunday in Lent, the Rev. Liz Goodman focuses on a phrase that appears several times in John's gospel: "Come and See." This time, Mary and Martha invite Jesus to "come and see" where their brother Lazarus was buried. We too can offer this invitation to others in our circles to come and see God at work.