Our own elder Abraham Lee took a look at the the story of Peter’s early exposure to Jesus. Peter is a career fisherman. He is a craftsman of his trade. What is his reaction, his response when an itinerant preacher gives him “fishing instructions”? His response both to the request and even more so to […]
Our own Martin Rossol focused our attention on the Book of Psalms this fifth Sunday of Lent. What is so special about Psalms that we take time for them? And even if we do, how are we in 2015 to understand songs and poems written to Semitic people 3000-5000 years ago? Martin’s thoughts might not […]
How do ‘dry desert’ and ‘thirst quenched’ find their way into the same sentence? Pastor Alan Conrow’s sermon today directed our thoughts to Psalm 63, where the Psalmist uses the image of a parched mouth and the longing for water to describe the longing he has for God. For God’s nearness, and comfort, and all […]
Fear. Do you know anyone who has never had any fear? What are your fears? How do you deal with fear? Abraham Lee walks us through the story of Jacob found in Genesis 32. We can learn from Jacob, how God wants us to deal with the fears in our lives.
“I’m not sure about this town, but back in Ann Arbor (MI) the average citizen is usually boasting or bragging about something: A wold class university, great museums, athletic prowess of local teams, etc.” Perhaps the sad truth is that this kind of ‘boasting’ can find its way into the lives of believer as well […]