Jesus’ Power to Heal

Jesus’ Power to Heal

Dear Bethesda, Our foster daughter has been receiving treatment from an Osteopath. The treatments are so interesting to me because they focus on touch in specific areas of the head and neck to achieve the desired result. At first glance, it can seem like nothing is...
Trust In God

Trust In God

In this Sunday’s Gospel, Jesus wakes up to calm the storm with a stern word (Mark 4:35-41). We also will hear God speak to Job from out of the whirlwind (Job 38:1-11). As we consider our own storm-tossed realities we can wonder about God’s activity....
We Stand United

We Stand United

As Jesus began his ministry, the people didn’t know exactly what to make of him. He was interesting enough that he would draw crowds around him. So much so that it was even hard to find room and time to eat. Some thought that he should be restrained because it seemed...
Holy Trinity Sunday

Holy Trinity Sunday

This Sunday is Holy Trinity Sunday. We give our attention to God’s self-revelation as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit – one God in three persons, blessed Trinity. The doctrine of the Holy Trinity can quickly outstrip our understanding, but notice where in the...
Connecting With Christ

Connecting With Christ

14 I have given them your word, and the world has hated them because they do not belong to the world, just as I do not belong to the world. 15 I am not asking you to take them out of the world, but I ask you to protect them from the evil one.—John 17.14-15 My grandma...
Peace Amidst New Transitions

Peace Amidst New Transitions

As summer approaches, our congregation continues to face new transitions. I can’t even begin to tell you how exciting it is to see people returning to worship. It’s also humbling to hear and see individuals reaction after being able to worship in person for the first...