God’s Whole Creation

In preparation for the season of Advent, I recently began reading a study called All Earth Is Waiting (by Katie Z. Dawson). In it she writes: “The vision of God’s kingdom that we hold in our hearts is a fulfillment of God’s plan for the whole creation. Theologically, we are invited to imagine that the kingdom…

Doubt or Belief?

Luke 1:11-21 is the story of the priest, Zechariah, and his visit from the angel Gabriel. The angel comes to give Zechariah the good news that his wife, Elizabeth, will bear a son, whom they should name John. Because of his and Elizabeth’s advanced ages, Zechariah doubts the news that Gabriel has given him. Gabriel…

This Village by: Jennifer Acker

It is amazing that a simple act of children decorating rocks can connect the children to people and the purpose of being invitational for our church.