Walking in the Spirit

Walking in the Spirit

What does it mean to walk in the Spirit, and, more importantly, how do we do it? That is the big question for our sermon this weekend. The primary text is Colossians 2:6-7, and the supplemental text is John 15:1-8. Here’s the Colossians image again. This verse...
Upon the Resignation of our Lead Pastor

Upon the Resignation of our Lead Pastor

Our lead pastor submitted her resignation last week after three months of being on medical leave. I have a myriad of responses. First, I grieve the loss of a colleague in ministry. Kris and I met at the Bishop’s Theological Conference of the Minneapolis Area...

A New Video on Acts from the Bible Project

The text for our worship this weekend is Acts 1:6-11. This is the first week of the Alive! Summer worship series. The guys over at The Bible Project couldn’t have had better timing. They just released the first video of a four-part series on the Book of Acts. This...
The Spirit is Moving

The Spirit is Moving

The Alive Series begins this week. It centers on the Holy Spirit. This is our summer worship series that follows Part IV of Brian McLaren’s book We Make the Road by Walking. He sums up this week’s chapter with these words: Wind. Breath. Fire. Cloud. Water. Wine. A...
As You Commence

As You Commence

We are coming to the season when many young people will graduate from school. The ceremony is called Commencement. It means to begin; to start. That will be our theme in worship this weekend: Commence. The preaching text is Matthew 28:16-20. This passage is famously...
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