Figs, fasting and following Jesus as Holy week begins. Pastor Kathy and Kevin Jacobson discuss Palm Sunday as it connects to COVID-19.
Four times, three in the Old Testament, one in Peter’s first letter, we’re told “I am the Lord your God; consecrate yourselves and be holy, because I am holy.” God commands us to be holy—He does so because it is only as we grow in holiness that we can truly be connected to Him in… Read More
Imagine for a moment that, as we’re gathered here this morning, the angel Gabriel suddenly appears—and tells us that Jesus will return tomorrow morning. How might that change what you had planned for the rest of the day? What if we received advance notice that Jesus will return in December—this December. How might that change… Read More
SERMON FOR SUNDAY, JANUARY 5, 2020 As you all know, this is the first Sunday in a new year—in a new decade. And I’ve had a very strong sense that the most important thing we can do this year is to grow in our knowledge and understanding of who God is. The best way to… Read More
Grace and peace … Lord, … In August when Denny and I were in Venice, we visited St. Mark’s Basilica, considered by many to be one of the most beautiful churches in the world. This nearly thousand year old structure was built to replace a previous building that burned in the year 976. Over the… Read More