Thanksgiving is a time of looking back and giving thanks to God. Advent is a time of looking forward and living into God's promised future. Below, I did a video on Advent and Thanksgiving in light of the recent shooting at an LGBTQ bar in Colorado Springs. https://youtu.be/pwnUqiZh-ic
Here is the video and the sermon podcast for the February 7 worship service from First Christian St. Paul.
Here is the video and the sermon podcast for the January 31 worship service from First Christian St. Paul.
Like a lot of congregations, First Christian has been worshipping apart since March. It's been going okay, though I'm glad I had some skills in video editing before this all hit. I wanted to share with you a sample from last week's service. The first is a video from the sermon by my friend Rob.... Continue Reading →
I'm done trying to please people who won't understand. I'm a dandelion, a person with autism. Either accept this and work with me or don't.
Every so often, someone will visit the church and they will say they are looking for a “Bible-believing” church. The answer would be no.
Luke 10:25-42 Who Is My Neighbor Series First Sunday in Lent March 5, 2017 First Christian Church Mahtomedi, MN Click here to listen to the audio version. Supposedly the commedian W.C. Fields was reading a Bible one day. Fields was known for his kind of outrageous lifestyle of drinking and mistrisses, so having him... Continue Reading →
As I've looked back over my work history, there has been one overwhelming feeling that comes up over and over again: shame. Since I entered the workforce in my 20s, my job history has been one of seemingly disappointing people. I never met people's expectations of me. It wasn't for lack of trying. If someone... Continue Reading →
First Christian Church of St. Paul is looking for the curious, the energetic, the adventurous and others who are interested in relaunching this Mainline Protestant congregation as well as launching a preaching point somewhere in the St.Paul area. The Re-Launch/Launch Team is the group of people who are simply saying I want to be a... Continue Reading →