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.

September 22, 2016 | 03:42 pm
Posted by Rev. Michael Bos

As we continue the sermon series “Redefining Friendships,” we’ll explore why we need friends who affirm the gifts we’re afraid to claim. As it says in scripture, “Each person is given something to...

August 11, 2016 | 04:18 pm
Posted by Rev. Michael Bos

Often when we talk about faith we talk about it as a personal and private matter. It is about our personal spiritual journeys, and faith is something we must discover on our own. The truth is that...

August 4, 2016 | 12:23 pm
Posted by Rev. Michael Bos

It was August of 1989, and Tena and I, along with our six month old daughter, were getting ready to board a flight to move to the Netherlands. Both of our parents were there sporting the saddest,...

July 19, 2016 | 02:21 pm
Posted by Rev. Jes Kast

There’s this wonderful little story in the Gospel of Luke 10:38-42 about Jesus and two women. Jesus and his disciples are out traveling when a woman, Martha, extends hospitality to Jesus and...

June 16, 2016 | 04:46 pm
Posted by Rev. Michael Bos

Disbelief, numb, surreal, pain, anger, confusion…, these are a few of the words that describe how I feel after the tragic loss of life in Orlando four days ago.  We now have all had to go...

June 10, 2016 | 02:17 pm
Posted by Rev. Michael Bos

While participating in a ceremony this week, someone used the South African term “ubuntu.” It’s a popular term. It’s the name of a cola as well as software. People like to use it because of...

June 2, 2016 | 05:11 pm
Posted by Rev. Michael Bos

This year I sent our tax information to our accountant early--partly because I was optimistic about a refund!  And then I waited… and waited… and waited…. As April 15 came closer, I became...

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 “...

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