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 Stephanie Hamilton

Jesus Heals on the Sabbath

Jesus Heals on the Sabbath 5 After this there was a festival of the Jews, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. 2 Now in Jerusalem by the Sheep Gate there is a pool, called in Hebrew[a]Beth-zatha,[b] which has five porticoes. 3 In these lay many invalids—blind, lame, and paralyzed.[c] 5 One man was there who had been ill for thirty-eight years. 6…

Jeremiah 17:5-10

Trusting in God, trusting in the absolute love of God is life giving. But trusting is not enough. Experiencing God’s love and then not sharing that love is like a tree whose roots are bound. We need to be a conduit of God’s love.

David and Absalom

David retreats and immediately mourns the death of his son, no longer calling him the young man Absalom, but “Absalom, my son.” It would appear that David’s life is a complete and utter mess. What are we to make of this tragic story?