Luke takes pains to include Jesus "ascension" into heaven, yet also takes pains to record the constraints against over-focus on the "hereafter."  Read the text carefully to take note of…
As you read the text, what word would you have inserted between ‘baptized’ and ‘obedience’ in the sermon title? Play around with possibilities and see how the meaning might shift?…
Pastor Tim Schrag asks us to consider the "stuckness" of the chief priests and elders,with curiosity about how we respond to reports of God's dramatic involvement in the systems we…

Daring to Hope

April 5, 2015
To live in hope does not mean one sees clearly the way ahead.  But in hope, we consider that the 'world' in which we live is not the old reality…

Something Cosmic!

March 15, 2015
Pastor Tim Schrag says, " I'll be reading the familiar John text with the Greek work "kosmos"(translated in English,  'world').  Try that out and see where it takes you."

When Push Comes to Shove

March 1, 2015
In this text Peter exposes his ‘tipping point’ of discomfort with Jesus’ agenda. Do you know yours?

Putting Away Childish Things

February 22, 2015
The major text for the sermon is from Genesis. But you are encouraged to also ponder I Corinthians 13:11-13.