A new series for the month of August begins this week, titled “Sight Unseen” and focusing on how faith enables us to have hope in a future none of us have yet seen. August 7 — How Faith Acts(Heb. 11:1-3,8-16): Faith lets us lay hold of the promises of God. August 14 — The Eyes
She told us stories. She testified to God’s work in her life. She helped us look at our own lives and look for miracles…
On Sunday, June 12th, Pastor Darryl Thompson joined us as St. Luke’s and was our guest preacher. He opened the story of the woman who washed Jesus feet with her hair and the story of Bathsheba for us. He declared God’s hope to us. And he asked, “Do you see her?” “Do you see her?
“I see you.” “I value you.” “I love you.”
And this wasn’t an ordinary “Doubting Thomas” sermon. Nor was it a “Believing Thomas” sermon. This sermon was about the body of Christ…and was moving.
Our God is not impartial to our struggles and anxieties, or unsympathetic to our insecurities and fears. Our God understands that our prayers and words don’t always express everything we feel, or encapsulate everything we want to say. …
Rather, we are going to talk about the Communal Fast that we are going to do as one community of faith, together with several other churches, walking as one neighborhood. One body of Christ.
We have to celebrate and rejoice today, no matter the anger and jealousy of the older brother that is the world, and that is the worst part of ourselves. Amen? You have no choice. Our calling as followers of Jesus is to rejoice, in spite of the darkness, to transform that darkness, and to make ourselves new.
…No seats at powerful and elite tables necessary…
Seminarian Erika Dornfeld delivered the following sermon on December 2, 2012 at St. Luke’s. This message is based on Luke 21:25-36. Happy New Year, People of God! In fact, today is the beginning of the new church year. It is the Season of Advent, where we prepare and hope for Christ’s birth. So why then,