I have been thinking lately about our journeys through life and the Unexpected Detours that change our direction. If you have ever had one of these detours that force or give you an ability to change directions, you are left asking yourself a question…... This is a question that repeats like a . . .
Sin is Personal. We far too often forget that Sin is personal. It is something that affects each of us different as an individual. Sin separates us from God’s love and leaves us feeling alone. Sin is personal. We must take an inward journey to discover our sin. Too often we avoid . . .
Our Church is taking on an Apophatic Prayer Challenge this year. In Western Christianity we tend to only use our Cataphatic Prayer abilities. Cataphatic comes from a Greek word meaning ‘with form or images.’Cataphatic Prayer is prayer we do using our minds.Examples: Praising Prayers; . . .
Check out this video of the Highfields Youth & Kids explaining the Christmas Story. They also attempt to say, "Hey Y'all," which is how Pastor Matt kicks off must emails and messages to the Church. . . .
Check out this video about Rev Ed Dobson Become the kind of person who can find hope in the midst of difficult circumstances. In It Ain't Over, the first film in the Ed's Story series, Ed Dobson reminds us that life isn't over yet and that we don't have to feel overwhelmed by the struggles . . .
Tuesday, December 15, 2020 from Center for Action and Contemplation by Richard Rhor Jesus’ life offered an example of humility and self-emptying, but he chose an additional model for his disciples: that of little children. Despite what we see depicted in so much religious art, it was not meant as . . .
Check out this Midweek Devotional from Pastor Matt. . . .
Check out this Midweek Devotional where we sit and interview Christine Sharp who leads our Compassion Partnership. . . .
by JARED BYAS, M.A. from the following website, just click here As a former teaching pastor and professor of philosophy and biblical studies, he speaks regularly on the Bible, truth, creativity, wisdom, and the Christian faith. Tweets at @jbyas In the Bible scholars often talk of two kinds of . . .
The following is a meditation writing from Richard Rohr from November 9th ,2020 from the Center for Action and Contemplation: You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor, and hate your enemy.’ But I say unto you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that . . .
The Kingdom of God is always Working, Moving, Breathing, and Dancing All around us. Help me to see this God because when I look, I see Pain, Suffering, Distrust, Violence, and Manipulation of Power. Help me to remember the parable of the Growing Seed found in the Gospel of . . .