Invitation to Lent

Invitation to Lent

Friends in Christ, today with the whole church we enter the time of remembering Jesus’ passover from death to life, and our life in Christ is renewed. We begin this holy season by acknowledging our need for repentance and for God’s mercy. We are created to experience...
How Did He Do It?

How Did He Do It?

I’ve had several people ask me what I have been doing to lose weight. This last week, someone even asked if I would teach a class. Here’s the idea that I have. I am willing to coach a group of people who have learned a little about keto with intermittent fasting on...
Fasting to End Hunger

Fasting to End Hunger

“And whenever you fast, do not look dismal, like the hypocrites, for they disfigure their faces so as to show others that they are fasting. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward. But when you fast, put oil on your head and wash your face, so that your...
Carry Christ’s Peace

Carry Christ’s Peace

Gracious God, grant peace among nations. Cleanse from our own hearts the seeds of strife: greed and envy, harsh misunderstandings and ill will, fear and desire for revenge. Make us quick to welcome ventures in cooperation among the peoples of the world, so that there...
Hope as a Light in the Face of Darkness

Hope as a Light in the Face of Darkness

Longing for peace, our world is troubled. Longing for hope, many despair. Your word alone has pow’r to save us. Make us your living voice. Christ, be our light! Shine in our hearts. Shine through the darkness. Christ, be our light! Shine in your church gathered...