Luke 5:1-11: Meet JoElla Holman. She is a PCUSA mission co-worker (a term we use to replace missionary in the Presbyterian Church because we work together with partners in mission and we do not want to carry with us the idea that Americans have the “right” expression of the gospel message and someone else does not). JoElla serves God and Christ’s church in the Caribbean, Continue reading
Isaiah 43:1-7. The Sermon begins at 9’20”.
Look for your name in the word cloud! We tried to include the church family as best we could. This is a visual way to show that you are important to your family in Christ, and a reminder that your name is precious to God.
When you think about being precious to God, think of value, think of uniqueness, think about God being overwhelmingly interested in, concerned about, even willing to pay any price for, YOU. That can be an inspiration. Me? Me, who sometimes questions God? Me, who sometimes forgets about God entirely? Me, who sometimes feels I’ve got it all covered. Me, who feels like I have to constantly be asking forgiveness? God is that interested in ME? Continue reading