This story is about how both men had an encounter with the risen Christ. Something about that encounter changed them and allowed them to put aside their fear and hatred and actually see the other person.
The goal of spiritual formation is to grow deeper in the love of God, through Jesus Christ, in the power of the Holy Spirit, for the sake of the world. God’s love is infinite, so we never fully arrive. The journey truly is the destination.
This sermon was filmed on location at Oheyawahi/Pilot Knob in Mendota Heights, MN. It brings three things into conversation:
Paul’s speech on Mars Hill in Acts 17:22-31
The current #georgefloyd outburst of protests around racial injustice.
The Oheyawahi sacred grounds and how the indigenous people fit into the conversation in the midst of black/white racial tension.
The Holy Spirit leads Philip to speak with a eunuch from Ethiopia. This crosses all kinds of social boundaries and shows the inclusive power of the Good News.
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