Christmas

Christmas

Hello Church Family, We’re only a few short weeks from Christmas, and in the thick of what many people feel is a hectic season.   The parties and pace, anxiety from family and finances, along with a rise in stress level…

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A Dangerous Place

A Dangerous Place

Here is the world. Beautiful and terrible things will happen. Don’t be afraid.”   That quote by Frederick Buechner helps me imagine Jesus introducing us to life in this awkward period in which we live, before Jesus is finished healing all…

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Are You A Gracist?

Are You A Gracist?

On the Sefrit family vacation this year we did a Civil Rights tour of the south that included the cities of Memphis, Birmingham, Selma, and Montgomery.  Our tour ended with spending several days at Orange Beach, Alabama.  I will say that…

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What’s God Want?

What’s God Want?

What’s God Want?  So, I’ve been thinking.   In the whole eternal scheme of things, I think all God really wants is you.  In all the vastness of creation, all God wants is me, Robert from Marshfield, Missouri.   You don’t have…

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Easter

Easter

This past weekend was St. Patrick’s Day.  With the coming of this day, some think of three-leafed clovers, leprechauns dancing, or people wearing green. But I think it’s good to remember there was a real guy named Patrick in the 5th century.  And…

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Questions??

Questions??

During this season of Lent, I have been encouraging us to read through the Gospel of Luke together, and one of the things you can see as we read any of the Gospel accounts of Jesus’ life is that Jesus…

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An Invitation You Should Not Refuse

An Invitation You Should Not Refuse

This year February 14th is not just Valentine’s Day, but it is also Ash Wednesday.  Ash Wednesday is a day inviting us all into a special season of spiritual awareness and growth called Lent. You see, before his amazing earthly ministry, Jesus found himself in…

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