March 13, 2022 – The Healing Ministry (Capernaum)

March 13, 2022 – The Healing Ministry (Capernaum)

Rev. Brian Johnson Scripture: Mark 1:21-34; Matthew 4:12-13; Luke 4:18-19; James 5:7-20 The ministry of Jesus really gets rolling as he does two related things: proclaim Good News to the poor and practice a ministry of healing.  These are two sides of the same coin –...
February 27, 2022 – Transfiguration Sunday

February 27, 2022 – Transfiguration Sunday

Rev. Brian Johnson Scripture: Exodus 24:29-35; Luke 9:28-43 Today, on the last Sunday before the beginning of Lent, we tell the story of the Transfiguration – a moment when Jesus was transformed in glory and radiated with God’s own light.  We also tell the story of...
February 20, 2022 – Use It Wisely

February 20, 2022 – Use It Wisely

Rev. Brian Johnson Scripture: Luke 16:1-13 This passage is a weird one – we’re not sure what to do with it.  Is this guy cheating his boss – and is Jesus commending him for it?  It’s worth noting that this is a parable (meaning it’s a story told to make a point, not...