“Groaning and Waiting”

On May 20, Pastor Jim preaches on Romans 8:22-27. As a child I was never sure what to make of the Holy Spirit. Perhaps it was because back in the day preachers used the term “Holy Ghost.” The only ghosts I knew much about were “Casper, the friendly ghost,” and his scary friend “Spooky.” I wondered, is […]

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“Tongues of Fire”

On May 20, Pastor Katy preaches on Acts 2:1-6. Pentecost Sunday is the day every year when we wear red and celebrate the Holy Spirit in our midst. It’s been referred to as the birthday of the church and re-enacted with red and orange streamers, but there’s a mystery to this day that is far greater than […]

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“Prophecy, Visions, and Dreams

On June 4, Pastor Jim preaches on Acts 2:5-18. The crowds outside the windows heard voices in their own varied languages praising God. The reaction was that of amazement and bewilderment. The more cynical accused the followers of Jesus of being drunk on cheap wine. Peter cleared that up, or tried to, as soon as possible. […]

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“Strange Birds”

On June 4, Pastor Katy preaches on Numbers 11:24-30. The first church began with tongues of fire, miraculous abilities to speak other languages, and a sudden spike in those who followed Christ. It all came with the gift of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost, but the Spirit was around long before that day and continues […]

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