Weekly Sermons

Love is Evil-resistant — Mark Tidd

God’s way of defeating evil is with more love, not more violence. Jesus showed us what it looks like, not to draw the sword but to love those whom evil would harm or push  to the edges. Jesus was our champion of the peaceful resistance movement against...

Jerusalem to Jericho — Paula Williams

It is one of the most famous parables Jesus ever told. The lawyer asked, “Who is my neighbor?” Jesus said every human being is your neighbor. The lawyer did not really want to hear Jesus’s reply. But here is an important question. Is it possible to...

The Downward Call to Raise Others Up! — Mark Tidd

Jesus notoriously reversed what greatness is by becoming the least for the benefit of others. Just as he emptied himself of his divine prerogatives in order to be able to fully join us in our humanity, his followers are called to center the lives of others in order to...

To Say What is True About You – Michael Hildago

“We’re not dealing with a god who needs to be shaken awake by heroic measures before he’ll pay attention to our interests … We’re dealing with somebody who’s totally on our side 
already and with whom we don’t have to negotiate a thing. He’s gone and negotiated...

“Where Justice & Kindness Kiss” — Jenny Morgan

Jesus told a story: when we feed hungry people, we’re actually feeding jesus. When we give water to a thirsty person, we’re satiating the thirst of Jesus. When we visit someone, anyone! in prison, we’re visiting Jesus. And so we will care for the...