A voice crying out in the Wilderness, Prepare the way of the Lord. As we gather this second week in our Advent Journey we hear a Voice in the Wilderness crying out. After 500 years of silence the prophetic voice is again being raised, calling, crying and impelling people to listen, something great is truly … Continue reading Be the Voice in the Desert. Sea la voz en el desierto.
I recall as we begin this Advent Season how we would cut branches from the Blue Spruce pine tree in front of our house. We would place them on the Piano, add candles and each member of the house would place a personal item that meant something to them in a special way. This is … Continue reading Advent, Put Your House In Order!Adviento, Ponganse Su Casa En Orden!
"I believe I will get there, if I trust the path He's laid. I can't see him, but he's there. I'll just follow as he leads the way. Because I know that God will Make a way. I know that God will make a Way" He will make away "I believe he will make away." … Continue reading God will make a Way!
Each year we come to this moment when we reflect on the end times, the apocalypse, or unveiling or revealing of God's will and desire for His creation, but instead of a focus on the End Times, I'd encourage us to enter more deeply in what is required of us as a church … Continue reading Let’s Get Busy!/ ¡Pongámonos a trabajar!
This week I would like to reflect with you on "Hope for Living". Last week we saw how Christ invited himself into our lives and we accepting and receiving Him, "Salvation comes to our home" Now we turn to the center of our hope and faith as a Christian people. The Power of … Continue reading Esperanza Para Vivir/Hope for Living
Today as we celebrate and recall a Man who stood on the peripheries and sought to erase the margins of society by simply loving those who found themselves disconnected, due to poverty, racism or sickness. San Martin De Porres de Lima Peru The scriptures today show us Jesus on the peripheries reaching those on … Continue reading Erase the Margins, Stand on the Peripheries /Borra Los Margenes, Parate En Las Periferias
To often it may seem that life has become unbearable and the challenges and difficulties too much. We become paralyzed by our fears and the drudgeries of life dishearten us. We would so like to come up and beyond but it seems we are discouraged, helpless and useless. Although this may seem to be a … Continue reading Faith Strengthens/La Fe Fortalece
We find ourselves just one week away from our Annual Assembly as we will discern as a F.A.S.T justice ministry what will our focus be. Todays scriptures provide a concrete context from which we can be encouraged for justice ministry. To stand with those on the peripheries and be a voice for those … Continue reading Persistent Prayer / A Call For Justice
Be thankful, just as this foreigner was, God is indeed blessing The moment we open our eyes in the morning it is God blessing us. When we take a breath and stretch out our arms God is blessing us. As we rise from our bed we fail to recognize it’s a blessings. We start to think … Continue reading Don’t Forget to Thank God! Let’s meet people where they are! not where we Believe they ought to be.
More and more it seems that there are those who are seeking faith in one form or another. When tragedy and hardship hits them and nothing seems possible many will often turn to faith. Faith becomes the only place to turn to when life and its circumstances are completely out of our control and ability … Continue reading Take Your Faith and Treat it like a Seed. Sow into Your Future!