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Posts tagged Lent

April 17, 2022 message: “This I...

What no one though was possible happened. The woman who went to the tomb to care for Jesus in death found a word of life and hope. Even though it seemed like “you had to be there” to believe it, the good news of resurrection spread, and we can rejoice and be glad! This is […]

April 3, 2022 message: “On Wait...

As we journey closer to Holy Week, this psalm is a cry from the depths of pain or despair. There is no clear resolution, no clear fix to the brokenness; the separation still abides. And yet, there is hope.  There is confidence, even from a position of pain, that resolution is at hand. There is […]

March 27, 2022 message: “In Rig...

At the heart of this psalm-song is an invitation to trust in the One who provides care, the One who gathers in, the One who heals and comforts and loves, the One who puts our feet on the right path. And that’s our prayer this Lenten season – to walk in God’s way and seek […]

March 20, 2022 message: “Worshi...

Many of the words translated as worship involve movement, even a worship posture that puts us face down. The psalmist tells us to bow and kneel, reminding us that worship isn’t just a heady exercise, but a whole-body thing where we offer all of ourselves. Worship is about God and the community gathered together. We […]

March 13, 2022 message: “Going ...

Even though Lent may have a routine for us, we need to always pay attention – both to what’s happening inwardly and outwardly. Lent is intentional time to upset our routines and recognize God’s presence even in the midst of our routines. When we pay attention or don’t, when we go out or come, we […]

March 6, 2022 message: “Happy A...

Happy isn’t a mood we associate with the season of Lent. It seems to call for something more somber, reflective, and inward looking. We’re called to search our souls, understand our need for forgiveness because of our sin, and rejoice in the presence of our Savior Jesus. He offers an answer to our deepest needs. […]