The entire city of Jerusalem prepares the way for the Lord, while other prepare for his destruction. As Holy Week begins, we prepare ourselves for the final road to death and resurrection.
The 5th Sunday of Lent will lead into Holy Week. Pastor Greg prepares us, just as Jesus began to prepare his disciples.
Paul writes to the churches he started in Corinth as the early Christians have trouble seeing eye to eye. Pastor Lori talks about the need for reconciliation through hospitality in Jesus' image.
A great sermon on mercy in the Bible and in our lives followed up by some really great music from our choir and praise band.
At the conjunction of the 30th anniversary of the internet, another terrible massacre, and the struggle of the UMC denomination, this Lenten message looks at the confrontation of Jesus' message and the political machinations of his time.
Jesus wanders the desert for 40 days and is tempted 3 times by a Bible quoting devil.
With the transfiguration of Christ, the path of Jesus enters into a more difficult way forward as Lent begins. This moment comes as the UMC convenes a meeting in which it chose a more difficult way forward for many.
Jesus keeps asking very hard things of his disciples and of us.
The UMC will meet in St. Louis from Feb. 23-26 for a special session of the general conference to discuss a sensitive subject: the church's stance on gender and sexuality. Pastor Lori shares her heart as well as that of Jesus and Foothills.
Jesus preached a radical message and even got run out of his own home town for it. Pastor Greg tells us of the importance of this message.