On the First Sunday of Christmas, Fr. Wiley invites us to contemplate the mystery of the Word incarnate, and suggests that the only comprehensible detail about God might be his incomprehensibility.
Mtr. Sarah uses the story of The Grinch to help open our hearts to John's poetic telling of the coming of God incarnate.
Fr. Wiley reflects on the meaning of the birth of the messiah, and echoing a recent episode of The Chosen encourages spreading the good news. "People must know."
Fr. Wiley discusses how the Holy Spirit has not stopped moving in our lives and encourages us to take the time to notice the mystery.
Mtr. Sarah shares simple instructions on how to prepare for the Kingdom of God.
Fr. Wiley reminds us that each day we have the gift and opportunity to live as citizens of the kingdom of heaven, despite discomfort and social cost.
Mtr. Sarah suggests that we consider being signs of hope to our neighbors, giving evidence to the nearness of God during this Advent season.
Fr. Wiley preaches a second Sunday from the book of Revelation, helping us understand how to find hope in an apocalypse.
Mtr. Sarah wonders if God could be calling us to something new and reminds us that what the world believes is the end, is only the beginning of God's work.
Fr. Wiley comments how we are stewards now of the world we inherit in eternity.
Mtr. Sarah reminds us that here, in church, we learn what it means to love God and each other in order that we might take it out to others in service when worship is concluded.
Catherine discusses how we are called to discipleship in the way of Bartimaeus, to boldly proclaim Jesus, rising up out of our own ashes, knowing He will not leave us.
Fr. Wiley reminds us that when we are rooted in faith, freedom in Christ means we can give in gratitude, knowing God will continue to provide for all our needs.
Mtr. Sarah reflects on how we don't earn our way into the Kingdom; Jesus invites us to a new way of life where there's room for everyone.
Fr. Wiley reminds us that unless we are willing to have a childlike faith in the mercy and goodness and forgiveness of God, we have no chance to grasp what Jesus is teaching much less attain to it.
Catherine reminds us of our purpose: to restore all people to unity with God and each other in Christ without getting in the way of the Holy Spirit.
Fr. Wiley challenges us to consider how God would have us treat one another and how we might be of service as part of His plan.
Mtr. Sarah addresses our expectations and understanding of Jesus as Messiah.
Fr. Chris reminds us that behind everyone we see, there's an unseen story....do you see it?
Catherine shares how God pursues, corrects and turns us towards Him if we pay attention with open hearts and hands.
Fr. Wiley encourages us to spend time taking on the whole armor of God and then join in the work He has given us to do.
Fr. Wiley encourages us to get on with the work the Lord has given us to do: take care of yourselves and each other.
Mtr. Sarah talks about the bread that brings eternal life.
Mtr. Sarah asks: what are you hungering for - and cautions us not to overlook the many blessings that God has already provided.
Mtr. Sarah reminds us that in this space, during this time, we are able to come and rest and be attentive to God.