Monthly Archives: February 2020

February 2020

Growing With God~ 1 Corinthians 3: 1-9

By | February 16th, 2020|sermons|

Given by Rev. Madison Shockley February 16, 2020 Pilgrim is a special place. Some have had encounters with the Divine. Friendships are deep and profound. It is who we are. Our leaders have planted, watered, and given us rich soil. We have grown. We come to church for God. Paul was trying to connect people ...

What Kind of Nation Are We? ~ Isaiah 58: 1-2, 9-12

By | February 9th, 2020|sermons|

Given by Rev. Madison Shockley February 9, 2020 Recent events in our nation require us to ask what kind of nation are we. We are looking at what happened at the National Prayer Breakfast. Prayer is important. We need to be clear about the purposes and practice of prayer in our country.  One does not accuse someone ...

Blessed are the Troublemakers~Matthew 5: 1-12

By | February 2nd, 2020|sermons|

Given by Rev. Madison Shockley February 2, 2020 The Sermon on the Mount goes to the heart of Jesus's teachings. We need to put it in context though.  We must read the gospels through the len of a radical hermeneutic. We each bring our own interpretations to the text. We must acknowledge that bias as ...