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Make Room for the Word

posted Dec 8, 2018, 6:16 PM by James Christensen

Sunday, December 9
Second Sunday of Advent
Luke 1:68-79
Malachi 3:1-4
Philippians 1:3-11
Luke 3:1-6
“The word of God came to John,
son of Zechariah,
in the wilderness.”
– Luke 3:2

Heads Up!

posted Dec 2, 2018, 5:36 PM by James Christensen

Sunday, December 2
First Sunday of Advent
Psalm 25:1-10
Jeremiah 33:14-16
Luke 21:25-36
1 Thessalonians 3:9-13
“‘Stand up and raise your heads,
because
your redemption is drawing near.’”
– Luke 21:28

Otherworldly Christians

posted Nov 25, 2018, 4:24 PM by James Christensen

Sunday, November 25
Psalm 93
Daniel 7:9-10, 13-14
Revelation 1:4b-8
John 18:33-37
“‘My kingdom
is not from this world.’”
– John 18:36

Where Thanksgiving Begins

posted Nov 17, 2018, 11:36 AM by James Christensen

Sunday, November 18
Psalm 100
Joel 2:21-27
1 Timothy 2:1-7
“Enter his gates with thanksgiving,
and his courts with praise.
Give thanks to him
and bless his name.
For the LORD is good;
his steadfast love endures forever,
and his faithfulness
to all generations.”
– Psalm 100:4-5

Living Large

posted Nov 10, 2018, 9:51 AM by James Christensen

Sunday, November 11
Psalm 146
1 Kings 17:8-16
Hebrews 9:24-28
Mark 12:38-44
“‘Truly I tell you,
this poor widow
has put in more
than all those....’”
– Mark 12:43

The Great Makeover

posted Nov 5, 2018, 8:45 AM by James Christensen

Sunday, November 4
Psalm 24
Wisdom of Solomon 3:1-9
Revelation 21:1-6a
John 11:32-44
“And the one
who was seated on the throne
said, ‘Behold,
I am making all things new.’”
– Revelation 21:5a

Reformation and Reconciliation

posted Oct 28, 2018, 2:46 PM by James Christensen   [ updated Oct 28, 2018, 2:59 PM ]

Sunday, October 28
Psalm 46
Jeremiah 31:27-34
Romans 1:16-25
Mark 10:46-52
Ecclesia semper reformanda est
("The church is to always be reforming")
- attributed to Jodocus van Lodenstein

Give It Up

posted Oct 20, 2018, 10:59 AM by James Christensen

Sunday, October 21
Isaiah 53:4-12
Hebrews 5:1-10
Mark 10:35-45
“‘For the Son of Man came
not to be served but to serve,
and to give his life
a ransom for many.’”
– Mark 10:45

Staying the Course

posted Oct 13, 2018, 10:58 AM by James Christensen   [ updated Oct 13, 2018, 6:20 PM ]

Sunday, October 14
Psalm 123
Amos 5:6-7, 10-15
Hebrews 4:12-16
Mark 10:17-31
“Seek good and not evil,
that you may live;
and so the LORD,
the God of hosts,
will be with you,
just as you have said.”
– Amos 5:14

En Route

posted Oct 6, 2018, 5:27 PM by James Christensen

Sunday, October 7
Psalm 8
Deuteronomy 30:15-20
Romans 12:1-2
Matthew 28:1-10
“Do not be conformed
to this world,
but be transformed
by the renewing of your minds,
so that you may discern
what is the will of God
– what is good and acceptable
and perfect.”
– Romans 12:2

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