“Transformed”

“Transformed” “Glorifying the past can never be the key to our future. We need to get a new perspective on today by getting a new vision of tomorrow”. (Keith A. Russell). Exodus 24:12-18  & Matthew 17:1-9 Today we depart from the Sermon on the Mount, where Jesus...

“Grow”

“Grow”     (From Karen Georgia Thompson’s Sermon Seeds, Feb 16, 2020) “Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” Leo Tolstoy, 19th century Matthew 5:21-37 The sermon on the Mount continues this Sunday. The last two...

Salt and Light

Matthew 5:13-20 Last week we read the beatitudes in the Sermon on the Mount. I came across this rendition of that passage; “Then Jesus took his disciples up the mountain and gathering them around, He taught them saying: BLESSED ARE THE POOR IN SPIRIT, FOR THEIRS IS...

The Sermon on the Mount – The Vision Beautiful

The Sermon on the Mount-The Vision Beautiful “Thinking theologically… means more than just interpreting our given ‘orthodox’ biblical tradition and creedal statements. It also means being willing to think differently now than in the past” (Sallie McFague)...

Jesus in Disruption Mode

Jesus in Disruption Mode Donald Miller, Blue Like Jazz: Nonreligious Thoughts on Christian Spirituality, 21st century “The trouble with deep belief is that it costs something And there is something inside me, some selfish beast of a subtle thing that...