Prayer continues to be much discussed in that “thoughts and prayers” are often heard as nothing more than a symbol of inaction in the face of great pain. In this scripture, prayer is not escape from the world but a symbol of willingness to be involved in the world.
When we entrust our well-being, both now and in the life to come, to God’s tender mercy, we can stop pretending that we are something we are not.
Our faith matters, but it is God’s faithfulness that matters most.
LABC Youth lead a Thanksgiving themed worship.
Since the greatest risk of all is not taking a risk, let’s take the risk of generosity.
The parable teaches us that we are often surprised by when and where God shows up. We probably ought to know better by now.
The Psalm says something very important. We humans don’t seem to be wired to be without God.
Intergenerational Worship Service (All Saints Day Theme)
As followers of Jesus, we owe certain allegiances to God and to country. Discerning what we owe to whom is the tricky part.
All are invited to sit at the banquet table of God but respect for the Host, the meal and our fellow guests is required.