We pray The Lord’s Prayer encouraging God to “bring on” the kingdom with a nudging invitation. What if God’s Kingdom is already among us? Perhaps in trying to create our own version of heaven on earth, we miss what God has planned .
New Day Sermon Epiphany 5 Do you get busy working, or do you sit down and listen? Jesus wants you to do both, in this lesson about fishing and discipleship, before our favorite fishermen had been called as disciples.
New Day Sermon Epiphany 4 Ever played truth or dare? What’s your strategy when you play? In today’s Gospel reading from Luke 4 Jesus plays a form of truth or dare…or daring to tell the truth.
New Day Sermon Epiphany 2 Ritual cleansing prepared an individual to participate in something sacred (like worship or a wedding ceremony). Purity’s goal was to open a vertical channel to God, the source of everything sacred. Jesus’ miracle of water to wine created a link between religious practice and the sacredness of horizontal relationships.
Baptism of our Lord Sunday is about identity … Jesus’ identity as Son of God … and our identity as children of God. Baptism is at the heart of both these identities. In Jesus’ day, that identity was shaped through sermons spoken from hillsides and sermons preached from boats. If Jesus’ came to our world…
Unified Worship Service This week we combined worship services for the Sunday after Christmas and celebrated a service of Lessons and Carols. Enjoy the story of Christmas along with some favorite Christmas carols, with music by Adam, Erik, and the New Day Band.
New Day Sermon Advent 4 We talk about love all the time. We love food. We love fun. We love each other. But what is love, and how do we experience love in the incarnation?
New Day Sermonadvent 3 Is it up to us to muster up hope and joy this holiday season? When circumstances make it difficult, joy, like faith can only be received from God. What we need to fill our spirits is available, yet not always accessible. Why?
New Day Sermon Advent 3 The prophet Isaiah offered the promise of the Messiah to be the “Prince of Peace.” How does this prince bring us peace into our lives?