how an act of division brings restoration Proper 16B / John 6:56-69 For all the struggle and confusion and offense we take, with one another, we aren’t called to perfection or to be a church that makes everybody feel good all the time. We’re called to be at least a little uncomfortable because we need […]
the pursuit of wisdom, spirituality today Proper 15B / 1 Kings 2:10-12; 3:3-14 & John 6:51-58 Wisdom to the Hebrew people wasn’t just learning, but was expressed in proverbs, teachings that could be memorized and shared. The more wisdom you had memorized, the wiser you were.
King David and GOD’s beautiful, flawed creation Proper 13B / 2 Samuel 11:26-12:13a; John 6:24-35 David isn’t a role model. His isn’t a story to tell us that “with GOD, all things are possible.” We shouldn’t imitate David. His sin – a sin we recognize as a sin against GOD, his neighbor, and Bathsheba herself – […]