Posts tagged “Peace”
If you build it, they will come
“If you build it, they will come.” That was the classic line from the classic baseball movie Field of Dreams. A mysterious voice from…
Around 11 p.m. on Christmas Day in 1776, George Washington and his troops famously crossed the Delaware River (looking as gallant as all the…
God intervenes himself and through us
Psalm 10 opens with two questions that people still ask today: “Why, Lord, do you stand far off? Why do you hide yourself in…
Known and loved
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. A guy in a suit and tie walks into a bar; everyone in the place turns…
The Book of Revelation: Revelation = Jesus Wins!
Things turning into blood, bowls of wrath, beasts, and yes, a dragon. So how should you read the book of Revelation?
Jesus Doesn’t Make Sense
In this series, Pastor Jon looks at Jesus’ miracle of turning water into wine—which helps us understand God’s actions in our lives.
Jesus Doesn’t Make Sense: Why Is He Asking Me to Do This?
There are times when life is filled with pain, anxiety, and stress. And yet, Jesus asks us to do things that don’t make sense. Why? In this series, Pastor Jon looks at Jesus’ miracle of turning water into wine—and how it helps us understand God’s actions in our lives.
Reinhold Niebuhr was pastor of Bethel Church in Detroit during the time between two devastating World Wars. He had the habit of writing eloquent…
“Do Not Be Alarmed” at War? Seriously?
Jesus told us not to be alarmed at war and rumors of war. But that sounds so unreasonable when we see so much death and destruction happening right now. How do we not become alarmed? Pastor Mike helps us find comfort with this reminder.
Don’t lose your Easter joy
Have you noticed secular society largely ignores Easter? I suppose if you don’t believe in Jesus, there’s no reason to celebrate him rising from…
Peace and forgiveness in Jesus’ hands
What makes you nervous? What brings fear and anxiety to your heart? On Easter Sunday evening, Jesus’ followers had reason for anxiety and fear….
A new joy and understanding
“When he was at the table with them, he took bread, gave thanks, broke it and began to give it to them. Then their…