3rd Base Coaching Romans 12:1-2
Once you have a regular rotation of prayer, study, fellowship and application in the areas outside your church, family and self, you have the experience to be a coach. Starting on third, you have three signals of encouragement. 1. Hands up — Stop You need to spend more time on Second 2. Hands down —…
Luke 15:1-10. Rejoice in Finding the Lost
We can spend a lifetime blaming and excusing ourselves, but it is more important to recognize our state of being lost and seek to find our way or to make us easier to be found
Matthew 16:21-28 “Worth the Journey”
Lord forgive me for being a stumbling block and lead me in your way and that of my own heart.
Matthew 13:1-9 They Withered
Our generation lives on a minimum amount of resources while consuming more stuff than the majority of the world.
Palm and Passion Sunday According to Matthew
The congregation remaining seated, the Passion Gospel is read in parts, led by a narrator who begins by saying: The Passion of our Lord Jesus Christ according to Matthew. PALMS and PREPARATIONS NARRATOR: As they approached Jerusalem and came to Bethphage on the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two disciples, saying to them, JESUS: “Go…
Micah 6:1-8 A New People, Yes or No?
Let us find God’s foolishness our new way together and walk together in grace, humility and seeing the justice God has shown us all.
1 Corinthians 1:10-18 Divided? Power in the Cross
When we have come clinging to the power of the death and resurrection as our only hope and salvation, then we have a place to reflect on our differences.
2016 Advent: 4 weeks Prep 4 Christmas
Reclaiming Christmas: Taking time to prepare instead of rushing to the finish line without training.
1 Timothy 2.1-17 I’m Not Lying 20160918 RSUMC
First, Paul’s instruction to pray for everyone, including kings and high officials. Secondly, Paul’s ministry of being a messenger and apostle as a teacher of the Gentiles.
Luke 14:25-33 The Cost of Discipleship 20160904 RSUMC
When Jesus welcomed the marginalized, forgotten and excluded folks, he talked, ate, fellow shipped, touched, and healed them, AND he sent them to go and “Sin No More.”