Seek a Strong Foundation

August 29, 2017

Who does Jesus chose for the foundation of his group of disciples?  Forgiven, bumbling sinners like Simon Peter, like you and me.  

Gospel reading:  Matthew 16: 13-20

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Seek the Crumbs of Grace

August 18, 2017

A woman asks Jesus to heal her daughter.  What will he do?

Gospel reading:  Matthew 15:21-28

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Seek the God who stands with us!

July 28, 2017

Can anything separate us from God's love?  Romans 8:26-37-39

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Seek Weeds and Wheat

July 21, 2017

 

What do we do with the problem of evil in the world?  Matthew 13:24-30

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Seek Rest

July 8, 2017

Often feel overwhelmed?  Stressed out?  Jesus invites us to come to him for rest.

Gospel reading:  Matthew 11:28-30

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Seek the hairs on your head

June 17, 2017

  How many are there?  God knows!

Gospel reading:  Matthew 10:29-31

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Seek and Doubt

June 10, 2017

  Doubting often gets a bad rap in the church.  I think that's a real shame--because as you'll hear, some pretty important people doubted at a pretty pivotal time in the life of the Christian faith.  So, I say, go ahead and doubt.....but keep seeking, even as you doubt. 

  Gospel reading:  Matthew 28:16-20

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Seek the Shepherd

May 5, 2017

  The Lord is my Shepherd, I shall not want..... those familiar words to Psalm 23 are part of our focus today.  But notice the pronouns in that phrase...my, I.  When we visualize walking with Jesus the shepherd, it's often just you and Jesus.  But the gospel calls us to be inclusive, to invite others to know God's love.  Who are you called to invite?

Gospel reading:  John 10:1-10 

Psalm 23 

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Seek Peace

April 21, 2017

     Ever felt like your whole world has come crashing down around you?  That's where the disciples are on Easter evening....and they've locked themselves in the house because they're so worried and scared.  What happens next is pretty remarkable!
Gospel reading:  John 20:-19-21

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Seek the one on the donkey

April 7, 2017

     Why does Jesus choose to ride a donkey on Palm Sunday?  A horse would certainly be more majestic; a camel would imply being part of wealthy caravan; even an ibex has a hint of the exotic.  But a stubborn, independent, homely creature?  What does Jesus choice say about him and about us?

   Gospel reading:  Matthew 21:1-11

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