Good Soil

Good Soil

Good Soil Good Soil In the Parable of the Sower Jesus talks about seeds and how they are scattered on the soil. The question that presents itself from us is where do we put our focus? On the seeds or the soil? Scripture: Psalm 65: 9-13 and Matthew 13: 1-9, 18-23 I am...
Rest

Rest

Rest Rest When we are tired and weary from our work, Jesus invites us to rest. During this time of heightened anxiety due to Covid-19, the invitation to rest is a welcome one. Scripture: Psalm 145: 8-14 and Matthew 11: 16-19, 25-30 We are on the doorstep of summer,...
Rewards

Rewards

Rewards Rewards What does it mean for us to be sent out by God? How do we serve the community we are called out into? What are the risks? What are the rewards? Scripture: Psalm 89: 1-4, 15-18 and Matthew 10: 40-42 I collect reward points when I shop. I do it when I...
Surrender to God

Surrender to God

Surrender to God Surrender to God Our passage today is a difficult one. We don’t encounter a Jesus we recognize, perhaps this is a Jesus we don’t want to follow. When we brush up against hard truths we need to examine what about them makes us...
Freely Given

Freely Given

Freely Given Freely Given Today we consider the grace that we have freely recieved from God and consider the question of what we should do with it.  Scripture: Psalm 100 and Matthew 9:35-10:8 .When he saw the crowds, he had compassion on them, because they were...
Created in the Image of God

Created in the Image of God

Created in the Image of God Created in the Image of God God works and moves in ways that I will never understand. Over the past week we have held in tension our ongoing anxiety of a global pandemic and have confronted questions and issues of race that have long been...

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