Good Grief Easter Week 7 Acts 1:6-14; Psalm 68:1-10, 32-35; 1 Peter 4:12-14; 5:6-11; John 17:1-11 It’s exam season. This is where the rubber meets the road…and the glory in suffering—what’s good about grief—is how much genuine love results. ——————— Scripture: Lilly Dolan Message in a Basket: Rev Barbara Jernigan Main Message: Pastor Jenn (Rev JenniferContinue reading “Good Grief”

The Good Life Easter Week 6 Mother’s Day Acts 17:22-31; Psalm 66:8-20; 1 Peter 3:13-22; John 14:15-21 What is “the good life”? Is there such thing as a one-size-fits-all? Why do people everywhere and throughout history look for it? And does God have anything to do with it? ——————— Scripture: Kathleen Youngs Message in a Basket: RevContinue reading “The Good Life”

Good Father Easter Week 5 Acts 7:55-60; Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16; 1 Peter 2:2-10; John 14:1-14 “Father” is a tricky term to use for God nowadays…but that’s what Jesus called Him. What does it mean for God to be our Father? Also, we try to tackle “simple” subjects like the Trinity and stuff. ——————— Scripture: Tom JerniganContinue reading “Good Father”

Good Shepherd Easter Week 4 Acts 2:42-47; Psalm 23; 1 Peter 2:19-25; John 10:1-10 The Good Shepherd can lead us through some sketchy places. What do we do about abuse? ——————— Scripture: Mark Bertrand Message in a Basket: Rev Barbara Jernigan Main Message: Pastor Jenn (Rev Jennifer A G Layte)

Good Gracious-ness Easter Week 3 Acts 2:14a, 36-41; Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19; 1 Peter 1:17-23; Luke 24:13-35 Jesus’ life, death, and resurrection are a great graciousness to us–and not because through them our sins have been forgiven. Today we talked about the grace of being perpetual “foreigners” and loving each other sincerely. ——————— Scripture: Mark Bertrand MessageContinue reading “Good Gracious-ness”

Good News, Everybody! Easter Season Week 1 John 20:1-18 What do we do when the Good News sounds like bad news? How can we get back to the Good News again? ———————— Scripture: Paul Layte Message in a Basket: Rev Barbara Jernigan Main Message: Pastor Jenn (Rev Jennifer A G Layte)

Nothing Held Back Lent Week 6 – Palm Sunday Isaiah 42:1-9; Psalm 36:5-11; Hebrews 9:11-15; John 12:1-11 Mary poured expensive perfume on Jesus’ feet. Judas said they should’ve sold it and given the money to the poor. John tells us why Judas, specifically, was wrong in his protest. But if someone else had said it, would theContinue reading “Nothing Held Back”

Waiting for Resurrection Lent Week 5 Ezekiel 37:1-14; Psalm 130; Romans 8:6-11; John 11:1-45 Let’s talk about Death–that topic that is so far beyond the realm of polite conversation we can’t even name it as one of the things we don’t talk about. Also, there are zombies in the Bible. ———————— Scripture: Mark Bertrand Message in aContinue reading “Waiting for Resurrection”

Seeing Past the Surface Lent Week 4 1 Samuel 16:1-13; Psalm 23; Ephesians 5:8-14; John 9:1-41 Are you a good judge of character? Sometimes even when we are, we struggle to see all the way past the surface. Only God sees ultimate reality, but as we turn to Him we can learn to see the bigger picture ofContinue reading “Seeing Past the Surface”

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