February is the month we think of “love”. Pastor Mike agrees this might be so, but maybe not for the best of reasons. Nevertheless, the Apostle John talks about Love in a more important way. Yet it still has a practical side, which Pastor Mike brings out in today’s sermon.
The Lion King – this movie might date you… But Pastor MIke did reference it to make the point that Christians need to remember, need to be reminded, who we are as children of God. As members of God’s family. And that once we remember that, that we are expected to be ambassadors for God, to plead with those who have not yet come to faith, to be reconciled with the God who is waiting to have the relationship restored.
When you stop and consider all the details, the coming of Jesus was disruptive in a number of ways. It disrupted those happy about his coming and those rather unhappy about it. Pastor Mike walks us through these disruptions and suggests that we need to be open to the disruptions that God brings into our lives.
Pastor Mike Frison share some encouragement for being thankful this Thanksgiving Day week, in spite of what may be difficult situations and challenging relationships.
Ever have a dream? And did you ever have to let that dream go? Pastor Mike talks about it in Sunday’s sermon.
In St John’s gospel, chapter 15, Jesus uses the picture of a grape vine to explain some aspects of the relationship which believers have with God. Grape vines were probably more common in those days, or at least to a higher percentage of the population than they are today, but Pastor Mike is speaking from personal experience as he takes us through this text.
St Paul’s letter to the Romans is likely his “systematic theology”. It is loaded with truth, but is also a guide for daily practical living.
Peter, the uneducated one, the betrayer, emerged as the strong and persuasive voice for Christians in Jerusalem during the Feast of Weeks following Jesus resurrection. Where did he get that power to speak?