05/04/15 – Welcome to Ephesians!

  Ephesians 2:1-22   Eugene Peterson tells about his four-year-old grandson crawling up on his lap and saying, “Tell me a story, grandpa, and put me in it!” That’s Ephesians. We get to read about the story of God, and we’re in it.   Ephesians is the most comprehensive book on the Christian life.  This…

4/30/2015–Lust for Life

Galatians 6:1-18 These days Danny Boyle is best known as the director of the 2008 Oscar winning film for Best Picture Slumdog Millionaire. I’ll always think of him as the director of Trainspotting. If you’re not familiar with Trainspotting, I understand. Films about a bunch of low-life Edinburgh heroin addicts aren’t everyone’s cup of tea. The film itself…

What will we do with freedom?

04/29/15-What will we do with freedom? Galatians 5:1-26 Give Away   Written by Sean Hall      Copyright 2009 “It is for freedom Christ has set us free What will we do with it? What will we do with freedom?” This lovely little tune that the INN used to sing starts, of course, with the first verse…

I’m Warning You!

04/22/15-I’m Warning You 2 Corinthians 13  When do I yell and when do I just stay calm? This is useful knowledge for parents to acquire. It’s so tempting to yell, but if you do it too often, pretty soon it will just go in one ear and out the other. I have a little friend, age…

04/20/15 – Praying and Watching

  2 Corinthians 11:1-33   This is the last of six blog posts I’ve done on Corinthians, and I must admit I am very relieved to be done. The people of Corinthians sound a lot like us, the problems of Corinthians sound a lot like ours, and the admonitions of Paul hit close to home….

04/20/15 – Praying and Watching

  2 Corinthians 11:1-33   This is the last of six blog posts I’ve done on Corinthians, and I must admit I am very relieved to be done. The people of Corinthians sound a lot like us, the problems of Corinthians sound a lot like ours, and the admonitions of Paul hit close to home….