Faith is opening oneself up to interpretation. Laying your whole being and existence of the line in order to interpret the who of oneself the why of existence the where to now of being These interpretations are done, usually, using a text, speaking from the Presbyterian perspective that text is the Bible, followed by the … Continue reading
If the issue is hurt feelings of some that we work with vs. lives on the line for a marginalized people, I know where I stand. Its with justice. Continue reading
Because God loves the world, this impossible world
Humans visit Hell all too frequently Continue reading
This is my third post in our Farmer’s Market Series
Why Farmer’s Market?
How Farmer’s Market?
Five years into running a farmer’s market we have the following results. Continue reading
When we started our Farmers Market we knew two things. We have a parking lot We wanted to be there to help and “man” a table See the post on Why the church decided our ministry would be a farmers market We had to figure out logistics: Time, Duration, Placement of Vendors, Parking, Cost, etc. … Continue reading
We are blessed to open our 5th Farmer’s Market season this summer. A Farmer’s Market that we put out for our community. A Farmers Market that the church’s volunteers run from May to October. So why a Farmer’s Market? Where is the discipleship in this? and how exactly is this a ministry? New Covenant Presbyterian … Continue reading
A congregation came to Jesus and said, “Good teacher, what must we do to inherit eternal life?” Jesus said, do the commandments. “Love and respect your neighbor. Have courage to do new things. Enter the world to support those in need. Gather as God’s family and honor everyone as human. Render to no one evil … Continue reading
Prayer of Confession: Embodier of God’s Love, teach us your love. This week our confession is that we are not willing to make the sacrifice. We are more concerned about who is a part of the kingdom, instead of loving those who might not be. We ask, what must I do? Yet the Bible is … Continue reading
I confess myself and seek God…because to me, they are the same thing…. Continue reading
You probably haven’t noticed this, but prophets are often outside the fold of the norm in scripture. Whether its Elisha, Elijah or Jesus himself it is difficult for those who stand outside of religion and claim a relationship with God to fit. This is, no doubt, because humans long for “normatives” we long for a … Continue reading
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