What does it mean that Christ Is Risen?
Sermon: But Did You See the Gorilla?
Photo by David Gonzales on Pexels.com John 9:1-41| Fourth Sunday in Lent | March 19, 2023 | First Christian Church Roseville, MN Maybe you’ve seen the video. It’s the one where you are asked to count how many times a basketball is passed by a group of people as they move in what seems to... Continue Reading →
Sermon: Strange New Worlds
As we enter a new phase that is still murky, let’s do what we are called to do: preach the gospel, make disciples, and pursue God’s justice. God is calling us forward, so let’s go. Let us enter this Strange New World.
Sermon: Won’t You Be A Neighbor?
"Will we stop wondering who we can be a neighbor and focus on how we can be a neighbor?"
Sermon: While It Was Still Dark
While it was still dark meant that sin and evil are in power. God feels distant if not absent. Mary was feeling had to feel like God was distant. Where was God when Jesus was on the cross? Did God care? It’s hard to believe in God when it’s dark.
Sermon: Setting Our Face Towards Jerusalem
First Christian Church isn’t closing. We are moving, but we aren’t closing. But how can we live? What is the mission that God is giving us?
Sermon: Love, In the Time of Nuclear War
As a congregation, we sit at an interesting juncture. Some of us ask questions like where are we headed? Will we survive? Those are legitimate questions. I don’t know what we need to specifically do, but the answer right now is to love.
Sermon: Carried by the Wind
Why does Pentecost matter to us? Why do we celebrate it every year? Why does the Spirit coming like a wind matter?
What A Beautiful World This Will Be
On this first Sunday in Lent, we talk about hope vs. optimism.
This Is Who We Are
As a nation, we strive to live up to better ideas and many times we do. But let’s not kid ourselves. We are not okay.