On August 20, Pastor Katy preaches on Jeremiah 29:1, 4-7, 11-14. It doesn’t take a prophet to rightly claim that each and every one of us has, is, or will find ourselves in exile at some point. From one moment to the next we’ve gone from stable employment to the line at the local food […]
On August 13, Pastor Jim preaches on Jeremiah 18:1-6. Jeremiah 18:5 Then the word of the Lord came to me: 6 Can I not do with you, O house of Israel, just as this potter has done? says the Lord. Just like the clay in the potter’s hand, so are you in my hand, O […]
On August 13, Pastor Katy preaches on Jeremiah 7:5-7; 18:1-6. It started as a small white lie, but has mushroomed into an all-consuming façade that must be maintained. You left church at 18, as soon as you moved out of your mother’s home, and since then have been just sliding further and further down the […]
On August 6, Pastor Laura preaches on Jeremiah 8:18-9:1. Jeremiah, the weeping prophet, stands at the edge of the Babylonian exile, weeping in deep distress over the complete destruction to come. God’s people—and Jeremiah himself—wonder where God’s saving presence is. Perhaps you wonder, too.
On July 30, Pastor Jim preaches on Jeremiah 2:4-7, 11-13. In Aesop’s fable “The Goose That Laid the Golden Eggs,” a farmer is blessed with a goose that lays golden eggs. Go figure! After intensive research (Google), I learned that a golden egg would be worth $114,500 today. Assuming an egg arrived each day, that’s […]
On July 30, Pastor Katy preaches on Jeremiah 2:4-7, 11-13. Have you ever thought about what all we actually worship? If we were to chart out our budgets and how we spend our time, would we be surprised? What do we worry about and what thoughts consume our minds? We don’t typically think about things […]
On July 23, Pastor Katy preaches on Jeremiah 1:4-9; 20:7-9. This is the first of a five-part series titled “Finding Faith in Hard Times: Lessons From Jeremiah.” Youthful idealism? Inexperienced naivety? As a teenager Jeremiah first felt a passion so consuming that he describes it as a fire in his bones. Do you know that […]