A children's message about first, last, and the Kingdom of Heaven. Here we find that, whether we are first, last, or somewhere in between, we are a piece of God's great picture for the world. Scripture reference: Matthew 20:1-16https://youtu.be/9xH-vJTQ53Y
Where we wonder together and imagine the kingdom of heaven is like... https://youtu.be/y0whg3oQNjI
Jesus' parable of the weeds and wheat gets us thinking about what is a weed, is it meant to be, and what does that have to do with God's kingdom?!https://youtu.be/XXG2z4-gCbU
A Reflection on Christian Witness I tried something different this week. I took my children's message from last week and turned it into a devotion on Philippians 3:12-16 for TVprays.org. Rather than posting both, I share the devotion with you here. I hope it gives you a minute to consider the witness of your life. Keep showing up for yourselves and others, even when it gets hard. Keep your heart and mind centered on God's transformative love for…
Belonging is a holy gift, grounded in our identity as a beloved child of God. As I worked on the children’s message this week, I knew I had to get a little more personal, which led me to two messages. One, utilizing the stories of some of our high school students, and the other, more from my personal story, directed to a little bit of an older audience. Continue to watch the videos.