“It’s less about being a radiant and holy person and more about being a radiant and holy people. And we become what we behold.”
While we can’t ignore the past – it happened – we can reframe it into a story of redemption by looking at it, by talking about it, by thinking about it through the lens of Jesus’ love and grace. We change our past by allowing it to be redeemed.
My hike begins like many others for me: time spent talking with God and listening to his voice being carried in the wind. My…
Note from the Editor: Please enjoy our weekend sermon from Rev. Robert Carter on Romans 6:1-14. He is the Senior Pastor of South…
Jesus uses an example: those who listen to what he says are like a strong and well-built house, and those who ignore him are like a weak house poorly built on the sand.
With the help of God’s brilliance in forming the brain with capacities to change, the presence of the Holy Spirit, and years of reconditioning and retraining, Paul himself was transformed by the renewing of his mind and did a 180-degree turn in his way of living.
As clergy, we preach, we teach, we pray, we visit the sick, and we know the word, but how does this apply to ourselves?
Jesus calls his friends to deep and abiding love, the kind that sees not obligation but the joy of serving, of being, of vulnerable-but-safe connection.
This weekend our sermon comes from Rev. Tara Beth Leach, Lead Pastor of First Church of the Nazarene of Pasadena, commonly called PazNaz.
We love each other by holding space for people to feel safe enough to be honest with us, with themselves and with God.