Greetings Holy, Healthy and Happy People of God, As I write this eNote to our faithful and radically loving community, I am thinking about the question, “What it will take for our city to be unified?” It‘s an extremely complex question in a city where unity is discussed but the urgency and hard work is … Continue reading God desires that we seek Peace and Prosperity for All of Us!
Philippians 4:4-7, New International Version Is a life of perpetual peace even possible or even desirable for most people? As the church in Philippi gathered, Paul’s letter must have raised their eyebrows. Discernment is paramount for Paul and for the people in Philippi so that “unity” of the body of Jesus is evident. There is … Continue reading The Peace of God!
Luke 2:8-14, Common English Bible Imagine being a pregnant woman with a 50/50 chance that your child or you would live? Place yourself in the fields, like shepherds, guarding your flock all day and night from wolves and thieves. How much peace does shepherding offer you? With the birth of Christ, there was everything, but … Continue reading A Peaceable Place!
Matthew 1:18-25, Common English Bible How often do you make promises? Do you keep most of your promises? What keeps you honoring your promises? God is a God of promises! Throughout the Bible and throughout our lives, God reminds us of the promises made to Israel and to us as Gentiles. Matthew begins with spinning … Continue reading “Promise Fulfilled”
Greetings Holy, Healthy and Happy People of God, As I write this eNote to our faithful and devoted community of radical followers of Jesus Christ, I am reminded of this notion of giving thanks. In a time when there is division and differences of opinion, we can all agree that giving thanks is our level … Continue reading Choose to Default to Giving Thanks!