Well, I’m here today to remind you that THIS answer is not God’s answer. According to God, only by relationally ENGAGING people who disagree – even people who disagree to the point of seemingly working to make the world a worse place – only by engaging them can we do more than just pursue change but actually achieve real and lasting change, also known as the in-breaking of God’s kingdom here on earth.
July 29, 2018 Sermon Stories of Hope: Jonah First Scripture Reading: Jonah 1:1-4 1 Now the word of the Lord came to Jonah son of Amittai, saying, 2 “Go at once to Nineveh, that great city, and cry out against it; for their wickedness has come up before me.” 3 But Jonah set out to […]
As much as I like a good fish tale, I hope when you hear the name “Jonah” in the future or think of his story, your mind will wander to something more than fish, more than Jonah. I hope your mind will wander to a God who calls you to do sometimes surprising things (by human standards, anyway); a God who journeys with you, even when you try to run in the opposite direction; a God whose love is extraordinary…even when we’re least deserving of it.