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Living Large

posted Nov 10, 2018, 9:51 AM by James Christensen

Sunday, November 11
Psalm 146
1 Kings 17:8-16
Hebrews 9:24-28
Mark 12:38-44
“‘Truly I tell you,
this poor widow
has put in more
than all those....’”
– Mark 12:43

The Great Makeover

posted Nov 5, 2018, 8:45 AM by James Christensen

Sunday, November 4
Psalm 24
Wisdom of Solomon 3:1-9
Revelation 21:1-6a
John 11:32-44
“And the one
who was seated on the throne
said, ‘Behold,
I am making all things new.’”
– Revelation 21:5a

Reformation and Reconciliation

posted Oct 28, 2018, 2:46 PM by James Christensen   [ updated Oct 28, 2018, 2:59 PM ]

Sunday, October 28
Psalm 46
Jeremiah 31:27-34
Romans 1:16-25
Mark 10:46-52
Ecclesia semper reformanda est
("The church is to always be reforming")
- attributed to Jodocus van Lodenstein

Give It Up

posted Oct 20, 2018, 10:59 AM by James Christensen

Sunday, October 21
Isaiah 53:4-12
Hebrews 5:1-10
Mark 10:35-45
“‘For the Son of Man came
not to be served but to serve,
and to give his life
a ransom for many.’”
– Mark 10:45

Staying the Course

posted Oct 13, 2018, 10:58 AM by James Christensen   [ updated Oct 13, 2018, 6:20 PM ]

Sunday, October 14
Psalm 123
Amos 5:6-7, 10-15
Hebrews 4:12-16
Mark 10:17-31
“Seek good and not evil,
that you may live;
and so the LORD,
the God of hosts,
will be with you,
just as you have said.”
– Amos 5:14

En Route

posted Oct 6, 2018, 5:27 PM by James Christensen

Sunday, October 7
Psalm 8
Deuteronomy 30:15-20
Romans 12:1-2
Matthew 28:1-10
“Do not be conformed
to this world,
but be transformed
by the renewing of your minds,
so that you may discern
what is the will of God
– what is good and acceptable
and perfect.”
– Romans 12:2

Three Simple Things

posted Sep 30, 2018, 12:11 PM by James Christensen

Sunday, September 30
Psalm 96
Micah 6:1-8
James 5:13-16
Mark 9:38-50
“He has told you, O mortal, what is good;
and what does the Lord require of you
but to do justice,
to love kindness,
and to walk humbly
with your God?”
– Micah 6:8

Abundant Hearts

posted Sep 15, 2018, 5:50 PM by James Christensen

Sunday, September 16
Psalm 19
Wisdom of Solomon 7:26-28
James 3:1-12
Luke 6:43-45
“‘...for it is out of the abundance
of the heart
that the mouth speaks.’”
– Luke 6:45b

Yes, But

posted Sep 9, 2018, 5:36 PM by James Christensen

Sunday, September 9
Psalm 125
Proverbs 22:1-9
James 2:5-17
Mark 7:24-30
"Sir,
even the dogs under the table
eat the children's crumbs."
- Mark 7:28

What kind of Christian will you be?

posted Sep 7, 2018, 9:16 AM by James Christensen   [ updated Sep 7, 2018, 10:52 AM ]

Sunday, September 2
Speaker: Susan Pray
Psalm 15
Deuteronomy 4:1-2, 6-9
James 1:17-27
Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23
"...those who look steadily
at the perfect law of freedom
and make it their habit
— not listening and then forgetting,
but actively putting it into practice —
will be blessed in all that they do."
– James 1:25
(The Inclusive Bible)

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