The Intimacy of God

Rev. Rebecca Heilman My favorite movie as a child wasn’t a cartoon, it was the old black and white movie with Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers titled Swing Time. Please note that there are scenes in that movie that have not aged well. But as a child, I absolutely loved...

All the Doors, Swinging Loose on Their Hinges

Dr. Steve Lindsley (Acts 16: 16-34) Today’s scripture from the book of Acts is one of those wonderful instances in the Bible where multiple lives and multiple stories collide. Like winding roads meeting fast and furious at an already crowded intersection. A slave...

What Color Are God’s Eyes?

Rev. Rebecca Heilman There is something you should know about me before I tell this story. I’m dramatically afraid of snakes. You’ll see. And so when I lived in the capital inner-city of Lusaka, Zambia teaching 5th and 6th graders, I thought, there’s no way. It’s too...

Who Are We To Hinder God?

Dr. Steve Lindsley (Acts 11: 1-18) Somewhere out in the world, there is a church facing a choice.  It was inevitable, really.  It was bound to happen.  For years and years, the church had existed quite nicely, doing all the things that churches do.  They gathered for...

The Dirty, Dusty Road

Rev. Rebecca Heilman At my previous call in New York City, I was responsible for the homeless shelter in the basement of the church. We co-hosted with the church just two blocks up. They were responsible for finding the volunteers and we were responsible for supplies,...

Sermon

Ryan Atkinson (Matthew 4:18-22) Savior God, we need your good news. We need the challenge of your Holy Spirit. We need this time of Word and worship. Help us to tune our hearts and minds to your will and your way as we approach the Scriptures today. Amen. Family...