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.

November 19, 2013 | 02:01 pm
Posted by Former WECC Minister Rev. Jes Kast

I’ve recently taken up the practice of Centering Prayer. It is a contemplative form of prayer that practices being present with God. For 20 minutes each day I sit in silence and let all emotions,...

November 18, 2013 | 11:17 am
Posted by Former WECC Minister Rev. Jes Kast

This has been a favorite prayer of mine for the past ten years. I find every time I share it that it resonates with so many. Perhaps it will nourish your soul this week as you look to God to guide...

November 13, 2013 | 10:25 am
Posted by Former WECC Minister Rev. Jes Kast

As we prepare for worship this Sunday let me offer a song and honor brevity in my words. We'll be looking at Isaiah 65 which is such a hopeful...

November 7, 2013 | 11:57 am

In December 2000, a couple of teenagers decided to impress their girlfriends with unique Christmas gifts. They broke into the San Francisco Zoo and stole two koala bears. Police found the koalas...

November 6, 2013 | 11:36 am
Posted by Former WECC Minister Rev. Jes Kast

We are grateful to host Pastor Nadia Bolz-Weber on her national book tour this evening. She will be reading excerpts from her book "Pastrix: The Cranky, Beautiful Faith of a Sinner & Saint"....

November 5, 2013 | 09:30 am

I have a small (3) collection of old devotional books. One hundred years ago, people were reflecting upon scripture and thinking big thoughts about a big God, just like we are today. But one...

November 4, 2013 | 02:40 pm
Posted by Former WECC Minister Rev. Jes Kast

Yesterday we remembered all the saints who have gone before us into glory. Each flower represents saints who we miss and honor. The lyrics from the hymn For All the Saints was a wonderful...

October 31, 2013 | 02:35 pm

A couple of weeks ago, this interactive map of the United States went viral...

October 30, 2013 | 04:04 pm
Posted by Former WECC Minister Rev. Jes Kast

Room for All is an organization that is compelled by the inclusive love of God revealed in Jesus Christ and empowered by the Spirit, with a commitment to...

October 29, 2013 | 09:00 am

This week in the book of Matthew, Jesus has some vivid language about the kingdom of heaven and the coming of the Son of Man. Eschatological (end times) passages can be bizarre and even...

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