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 17, 2014 | 04:17 pm
Posted by Rev. Jes Kast

I often return to spiritual writers who have long ago walked this earth, but their spirit lingers in our traditions as their words are repeated. Writers like...

September 15, 2014 | 03:50 pm
Posted by Rev. Michael Bos

Yesterday we began a new series called “Living Life with Purpose.” Here’s the twist. We can't find our purpose for the future unless we look to our past...

September 12, 2014 | 05:55 pm

We all struggle to find purpose in life. Some figure out his/her purpose early on while others go through much of life searching. To me, ‘purpose’ is nearly synonymous with ‘vision.’ ...

September 11, 2014 | 10:18 am

Last year I wrote a newsletter article about our amazing five-year-old members. We have a population surge, all vintage 2009, and they are all entering kindergarten this year. With that in mind,...

September 10, 2014 | 12:24 pm
Posted by Rev. Jes Kast

Yesterday, Pastor Michael wrote about being inspired by our Collegiate Church history from the recent New York Times article. It’s a great article that I encourage you to read on the topic of...

September 9, 2014 | 12:23 pm
Posted by Rev. Michael Bos

Kierkegaard said that “Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” As we begin a new sermon series about find purpose in life, we must begin by taking stock of our past...

September 5, 2014 | 11:09 am

William Longstaff (1822-1894) penned a poem after hearing a sermon on the subject of holiness. The preacher emphasized that one actually needs to take time to be holy or more...

September 3, 2014 | 04:34 pm
Posted by Rev. Jes Kast

My Facebook newsfeed is peppered with pictures of kids going back to school. The pictures are usually accompanied by the parent expressing one of two sentiments. Option 1: A teary post with...

August 25, 2014 | 02:34 pm
Posted by Rev. Michael Bos

Typically I would blog about the coming sermon, but I just finished reading an article (http://www.christiancentury....

August 6, 2014 | 10:14 am
Posted by Rev. Jes Kast

A ministry team selfie! Pastor Michael, Pastor Jes, Mandy, and Cynthia are busy planning worship and Christian Education for the year!



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