Jesus Christ calls us to be a joyful community that celebrates God's love, transforms lives, and is a force for justice in the world.

Sermons by Bart Smith

Jesus is the Question: Have you still no faith?

One thing we learn from people of deep faith is that to trust God takes a lifetime of practice. It takes going through storms, many storms. It takes having the “waves” of hardship, challenges, struggle, and pain surge around us and crash down on us… while somehow having peace in the midst of it all.

Hosea: God’s Pathos

So, let me ask you, does God care now? Is God’s pathos–even suffering and anger–aroused now? Is God’s heart broken now, these days, with this country, with the wider global, human community in how we treat one another and the earth itself?

Power Analysis

This is how God works. The is a resounding truth that echoes through the pages of the Bible: “God chooses to love–and not only love–but side with and move through the outcast, the downtrodden, the least, the seemingly power-less.”