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...
Overcome (by) Anger

Overcome (by) Anger

Things changed this week and I will preach on anger for two services. We have a graduate recognition service during the 9:30 worship service at Easter by the Lake. Our youth director will preach at that one and will speak directly to the grads. We didn’t really want...
As You Commence

Talk About Anger

The second topic in our Overcome Worship Series is Anger. I’m not preaching this weekend, but we will record the podcast in the morning, so I like to dwell in the texts a little regardless. Our two main texts are John 2:13-25 and Ephesians 4:25-32. One important thing...
Overcome (by) Anxiety

Overcome (by) Anxiety

Do you ever feel overcome by anxiety? Are there things that keep you up at night with worry? We live in a world where we are constantly bombarded with bad news. It is easy to believe that there is a life-threatening danger lurking around every corner. This week our...
As You Commence

Here, Your King | A Visual Meditation on John 19:1-16a

The Narrative Lectionary takes us to John 19:1-16a this week. This is the second half of the trial of Jesus before Pilate. The story is divided into seven scenes. We looked at scenes 1-3 last week. This week we finish the story with scenes 4-7. Feel free to use these...