Date: June 5, 2022

Bible Text: John 14: 8-17, 25-27, Acts 2:1-21 |

Today is Pentecost Sunday when Christians celebrate the coming of the Holy Spirit to empower the Church. Our texts today tell us about the disciples' hopes and expectations, Jesus' promise to send the Spirit, and
By |2022-06-05T16:36:01-04:00June 5th, 2022|

God’s People Reborn

Date: May 23, 2021

Bible Text: Acts 2:1-21, Ezekiel 37:1-14 |

The day of Pentecost was a spring harvest festival celebrated in Jerusalem in the first century AD, coming fifty days after Passover. The book of Acts records that in the year of Jesus' resurrection, his
By |2021-05-23T14:08:15-04:00May 23rd, 2021|

What Compels You?

Date: February 7, 2021

Bible Text: 1 Corinthians 9:16​–23, Mark 1:29​–39 |

Paul feels compelled to preach the gospel; Jesus, having done good work in Capernaum, is ready to move on to new ground to continue his work. Both keep a sharp focus on the goal of
By |2021-02-07T18:13:44-05:00February 7th, 2021|

Come, O Spirit

Date: May 31, 2020

Bible Text: 1 Corinthians 12:3-13, Acts 2:1-21 |

It's Pentecost, the "birthday of the Church!" But this week has had so much bad news it's hard to feel festive. We take a look at the stories of Ruth and Naomi, of the coming
By |2020-06-01T14:23:58-04:00June 1st, 2020|