If you get on social media platform for even a short period of time these days, you will see different prescriptions for what we need to be doing to fix our problems and why each prescription is the right one (and others are wrong). Along these lines, the Apostle Paul faced a question from early Christian communities (and opponents) […]Read more "Standing in Grace: Why Be Good"
Through the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ, we find ourselves standing in grace. There is nowhere we can walk in our lives where we are not on the ground of God’s undeserved kindness and warm acceptance of us. We cannot earn it. We can only believe in Jesus and wake up to what […]Read more "Standing in Grace: Infused Into Us"
One brother stole a very special, particular blessing from his brother. That other brother then vowed to kill his brother. They become estranged for years until one decisive day. Though it is a story with ancient, historical origins, the story of Jacob and Esau captures our current realities well. We live in an insecure world, a […]Read more "Standing in Grace"
Mary Oliver once wrote, “Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift.” Jesus once said, “Blessed are the meek for they will inherit the earth.” What do they have to do with each other? Pastor Mary Ann Moman addresses that […]Read more "Blessed Be"