Monday, February 26, 2018

Lift Up Your Cross (2/25/18)

 James Tissot, Get Thee Behind Me, Satan!

On Sunday, February 25th, we heard Jesus give one of his harshest rebukes, "Get behind me, Satan!" We examined that story in light of Kate Bowler's memoir, Everything Happens for a Reason, And Other Lies I've Loved. Read on to learn more.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Lonesome Valleys (2/18/18)

Genesis 9:8-17; Mark 1:9-15

Emile Aebischer, Noah and the Dove
On Sunday, February 18th, we examined the story of God's covenant with Noah and Mark's account of Jesus' temptation in the wilderness. We considered these stories in light of the tragedy last week in Parkland, Florida.

Friday, February 16, 2018

Glimpses of Glory (2/11/18)

The fountain in Century III Mall; the former Kaufmann's location is behind the fountain.

Last Saturday I visited Century III Mall. On Sunday, we considered the account of the Transfiguration as it's presented in the Gospel of Mark. I used my visit to the mall to illustrate this story. I also offered a story of transformation from a Presbyterian church in Canada.

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Everyone Is Searching (2/4/18)

Christ Healing Peter's Mother-in-Law from the Hitda Codex
On Sunday, February 4th we examined the story of Jesus healing Peter's mother-in-law in the Gospel of Mark. We considered this story in light of some positive changes here at Rehoboth Presbyterian Church and how we are living into Christ's call to be the Church.