Blog: Random Thoughts on Sunday's Sermon

Below are some random thoughts on this coming Sunday's message.  We hope they create a little time in your day to reflect on the journey of faith and life.  If they spur any thoughts, quotes, or experiences, please share them.  God moves among us as we share with each other.

May 20, 2016 | 11:40 am
Posted by Rev. Jes Kast

I've been thinking a lot about wisdom lately. Who do we label as wise and what makes them wise? I think we sometimes automatically equate age with wisdom, but that is not always the case. The...

May 14, 2016 | 09:36 am
Posted by Rev. Michael Bos

This week the sermon’s focus is on relationships, with love having a prominent place. Not very surprising, I know. The problem is that we use the word “love” so often it can become devoid of...

May 6, 2016 | 11:06 am
Posted by Rev. Michael Bos

Have you ever noticed how we categorize most phases of our children’s lives as negative? Of course, they begin as precious and innocent. But all too soon they enter the “terrible twos,” the “...

April 28, 2016 | 10:54 am
Posted by Rev. Michael Bos

We all grew up being asked the same question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Many of us, no matter how old we are, have yet to find the answer. It’s as if we live each day waiting to...

April 21, 2016 | 04:12 pm
Posted by Rev. Michael Bos

A few years ago there was an interesting article in The Wall Street Journal about how a CIA agent recruits “assets” who will soon become traitors and spy on their country. One of the things that...

April 7, 2016 | 01:56 pm
Posted by Rev. Michael Bos

All of us have those voices in our head from our upbringing that are ever present. The voices include our parents, religious authorities, peers, coaches, teachers, etc., and they have formed a “...

April 1, 2016 | 03:36 pm
Posted by Rev. Michael Bos

I’m excited to begin the new sermon series “Limitless.” The initial inspiration for this comes from a book by Parker and Brock called Saving Paradise: How Christianity Traded Love of This World...

March 25, 2016 | 12:06 pm
Posted by Rev. Michael Bos

There’s a line from T.S. Eliot that has stayed with me: “We had the experience but missed the meaning.” Easter can be like this. It can become a day on which we celebrate what happened in the past...

March 21, 2016 | 12:26 pm
Posted by Rev. Michael Bos

“What the world needs is more geniuses with humility, there are so few of us left.” Oscar Levant “Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility regard others as better than...

March 11, 2016 | 04:26 pm
Posted by Rev. Jes Kast

In our Scripture passage this week we hear the prophet Isaiah speaking on behalf of God. God asks:

"I am about to do a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it?"