There’s no doubt that the world is changing, and it seems to be more and more chaotic every week. Where is it headed and how can the Church respond? Today, Rev. Jim sweeps aside all the hectic events of the week and finds peace in the first two verses of the Bible –Genesis 1.1-2.
In the midst of any disaster, God has proven a faithful refuge for his people. In today’s Midweek Word, Rev. Jim looks at Psalm 46, which leads to an invitation to “be still” with God in the middle of these difficult times.
Happy Birthday, Church! As you know, way back when this whole pandemic began, we had hopes of celebrating Pentecost together, gathering around the Table and enjoying our time together. We’re saddened that we are not able to that today. But, as we celebrate this Pentecost in our homes, God has blessed us with a special … Read more2020 05 31 Sunday Worship “Pentecost”
How does spirituality help you in your suffering? Is it true that suffering can be a blessing? In this final lesson on our series “Faith Under Fire,” Rev Jim looks at how 1 Peter helps us find meaning and purpose in suffering.
What does it mean to “abide” in Jesus? What are the benefits of remaining “in Him”? How are we to produce good fruit? This week, Rev Jim opens the Word to John 15.1-2, to discover the significance behind Jesus’ claim that he is the “true vine” and what that means for us?
Is it difficult to do good in hard times? Do you sometimes shy away from doing the right thing because it seems so heavy to do? This week, GSC teacher and Postulant, Mathew Seeram, takes us through 1 Peter 3.8-18, as we continue our Sermon Series “Faith Under Fire.” Our Reader today is Nancy Cadot. … Read moreSunday Worship 20 05 17 “Hardships and Goodness”
We’ve all heard the term “fellowship” in church. It’s something we are and it’s something we do. But what makes “Christian fellowship” different from say, your friendships with your co-workers? Or your best girlfriend from school? Or your pal at the local service club? This week, Rev. Jim narrows in on what it means to … Read more“Fellowship Fundamentals”- Your Midweek Word for 2020 05 14
What does it mean to be a spiritual community separate for God, yet subject to the world around us? Rev. Jim continues our study of 1 Peter, looking at what it means to be subject to the authorities of the world, while being subjects of another kingdom. Join us online now!
Romans 12.12 occurs in the middle of a section of Paul’s letter that talks about the marks of a “true Christian.” This week, Rev. Jim looks at Paul’s three imperatives in v.12, and how joy, patience and prayer can ease our often troubled lives.
In the first chapter of 1 Peter, the apostle focuses mostly on the church as a metaphor for kingdom living. At the beginning of chapter 2, Peter breaks away for a bit and turns his attention to the spiritual health of the suffering church. This week, Rev. Jim explains Peter’s encouraging and healthy framework for … Read more2020 05 03 Sunday Worship “Milk and Stones”