God hates all that damages, deforms, and divides humanity. God longs for us to flourish in healthy communities. The seven things God hates described in
contribute to breaking down the peaceful and healthy relationships in which God intends us to live. God is committed to wholeness in our relationships and thus is implacably opposed to socially destructive human failings and sins. Proverbs 6:16-19
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As in the parable, the Great Banquet is an invitation from a loving and generous God to share in a faith-building experience and celebration.
An exploration of the appropriate role of prayer - persistent prayer seeking God's guidance and intentions, rather than our own wishes.
Explore the interaction between Christianity and our digital age, and the implications for how we live our faith.
1 Peter spoke to persecuted Christians, emphasizing the hope to be found in Jesus Christ. The message continues to be relevant in our times.
Solomon's decision, with two competing claims of motherhood, illuminates the identity of the true mother. But more important and defining than our identities as parents, or other earthly roles, is our identity in Jesus Christ.
This four-week series addresses words beginning with "gr-" that are part of our faith struggles and growth.
The disciples did not recognize the risen Jesus when they met him on the road to Emmaus. We also struggle to find the living Christ in our busy lives.
Jesus' Resurrection is no hoax perpetuated by the Apostles. All of us have experienced God's grace and transformation in our lives through the risen Jesus. Thus we, too, are witnesses to the Resurrection.