Let me tell you a story…

Today’s Scripture: 2 Timothy 1:1-14 Let me tell you a story. It’s about all the things that the writer talks about in today’s scripture from the second letter to Timothy: It is about rekindling the gift of God. It is about courage. It is about love. It is about self-discipline. It is about shamelessness. It…

Not called to “like” each other…

SCRIPTURES: 1 Timothy 1:12-17 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) 12 I am grateful to Christ Jesus our Lord, who has strengthened me, because he judged me faithful and appointed me to his service, 13 even though I was formerly a blasphemer, a persecutor, and a man of violence. But I received mercy because I had acted ignorantly in unbelief, 14 and…

The Parable of All Creation

SCRIPTURE: This was done in church in a Reader’s Theatre style with three different voices reading the parts. Gary was Narrator #1, Reeta Narrator #2, and Martha read as God from the Family Room. Genesis 1-2:3a (Adapted from The Voice Bible) : Narrator #1:Out of nowhere, time, space, and all the living whirl forth as…

One Bad Apple

SCRIPTURES: Luke 13:20-21- The Parable of the Yeast 20 And again he said, “To what should I compare the kingdom of God? 21 It is like yeast that a woman took and mixed in with three measures of flour until all of it was leavened.” Luke 17:20-21 – The Coming of the Kingdom 20 Once Jesus was asked by the Pharisees…