Sermon: Praying from the Belly

Lord, may the words of my mouth and the meditations of my heart be pleasing in your sight, O LORD, our rock and our redeemer. In Jesus’ name, Amen.  What happens when you have to stop running? What does it look like to pray when you have no other choice, there is nothing else to…

Sermon: Work of Salvation

We have been exploring, in these last few weeks, the ways in which the Christian faith speaks into every square inch of our lives. In particular, we have been asking how God’s Word speaks to our lives at work. We saw in Genesis 1-3 that all of work is good, all of work is fallen,…

First Glance: Jude

Jude, a servant of Jesus Christ, and a brother of James, to those who have been called, who are loved in God the Father and kept for Jesus Christ: (Jude 1) Tucked into the address of Jude 1 is a beautiful picture of salvation. Jude describes the believers who received his letter in three ways. First, they are those who…

First Glance: 2 Kings 6:1-7

They went to the Jordan and began to cut down trees. As one of them was cutting down a tree, the iron axe head fell into the water. “Oh no, my lord,” he cried out, “It was borrowed.” (2 Kings 6:4b-5) The spiritual and physical are never far apart in the miracles of Elisha. Needy…