What Are You Waiting For? Joy!

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-7mmvx-cc14b4 Isaiah 35:1-10 “On our own, we can’t make a desert into a garden. We can try to put a positive spin on our personal desert. We can try to reframe our desert. We can try to run away from the desert…None of that will bring us joy–maybe some happiness for a few seconds; maybeContinue reading “What Are You Waiting For? Joy!”

Listen! What to Do When God Is Talking

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-ma8my-c15d77 James 1:1-18 “There’s pattern that James has built into these verses which we can see if we look closely, which we might describe like this: When thisseemingly bad thing happens, God will give you thisgood thing out of it if you’re “listening” with trust. This is more than “everything happens for a reason” philosophy.Continue reading “Listen! What to Do When God Is Talking”

Grace Anatomy: The Best Thing

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-gp9ty-bf9f55 1 Corinthians 12:31-13:13 Rev Jennifer A G Layte “One day, Church, we will see Jesus face to face with nothing between us, and ironically that’s when we’ll be fully transformed into His mirror image. That’s when we will know Him and love Him with the complete and fulfilled love that He has always hadContinue reading “Grace Anatomy: The Best Thing”

Grace Anatomy: All In This Together

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-dsx9v-be0c6a 1 Corinthians 12:1-31 Rev Jennifer A G Layte NOTE: This is a “family meeting” sort of sermon, and unfortunately our usual sound recorder was not available this Sunday. This left Pastor Jenn with the quandary of whether to leave this sermon off the podcast altogether, due to its congregation-specific nature, to upload a veryContinue reading “Grace Anatomy: All In This Together”

Grace Anatomy: Out of the Fullness of the Heart

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-bq8hg-bc4614 Acts 2:42; 17:1-15 Rev Jennifer A G Layte “The non-believing Thessalonian Jews didn’t actually care if the Bible and Paul’s teaching lined up with each other. They just didn’t want their own private gig, whatever that was exactly, to be threatened. And this same kind of thing is still happening today…The people opposing PaulContinue reading “Grace Anatomy: Out of the Fullness of the Heart”