On Christmas Day, Fr. Wiley contemplates the paradox and mystery of Christmas with singing sentinels and God as a vulnerable child.
On Christmas Eve, Fr. Wiley reminds us that God does us favors with prophets, blessings, and a savior.
Mtr. Sarah discusses how God does marvelous things with messy lives.
Mtr. Sarah encourages us that in Advent in our waiting and doubting, we are in good company.
Fr. Wiley talks about why we need the vision of the prophets as we continue to wait.
Fr. Wiley reminds us that as the prophet Isaiah foretells doom, it is always with a quiet current of hope and expectation - hope amidst the darkness.
Fr. Wiley talks about how the call of Christ the King is to come and believe and be invited to new life that sounds impossible.
Fr. Wiley warns us about the places we put our trust and encourages us not to be distracted by the ways of the world.
Fr. Wiley talks about the wonder of All Saints, when we take a moment to acknowledge the presence of all the believers at the Holy Eucharist through time and forever.
Mtr. Sarah discusses the theme of this year's Pentecost readings: God's mercy, grace and love.
Fr. Wiley reminds us that holy giving is born out of our hearts in gratitude to God for all He has given us.
Mtr. Sarah asks what happens when we understand that the suffering that comes with wrestling with God is a blessing.
Fr. Wiley asks: do you have the faith to ask, do you have the patience to listen, are you willing to follow the Holy Spirit's leading?
Fr. Wiley reminds us that we are a people of faith whose future rests in the hope of everlasting life.
Fr. Wiley asks: who speaks prophetically into your life; as prophecy abounds for those who have ears tuned to it.
Mtr. Sarah reminds us of God's call to invest in relationships which multiply the witness in and kingdom of God.
Fr. Wiley reminds us that the world needs to hear that we are never too out of reach to be redeemed, and that it's God's grace that makes us the light of the world.
Mtr. Sarah reminds us that the Kingdom of God costs something so be prepared for the cost, know that it's there.
Fr. John asks us to consider giving without thought of receiving in return, for such sacrifices are pleasing to God.
Mtr. Sarah reminds us that teaching and worship is nothing without action.
Fr. John encourages us to be persistant in the spiritual things of life.
Mtr. Sarah talks about how the Holy Spirit is breaking into this world, and we are here to help make that happen.
Fr. John challenges us with a question to ask ourselves: is God at the center of all we do and say.
Fr. John reminds us to be intentional in our preparation as we approach worship.
Mtr. Sarah encourages us not to let excuses distract us from proclaiming the kingdom of God.