Given by Rev. Madison Shockley November 8, 2020 What a wonderous time to be alive! The world is watching as our country stands on the precipice of history. In our reading, the Israelites finally made it to the promised land. Joshua warned the people about their conduct. They had some bad habits picked up from ...
Given By Rabbi Devorah Marcus, Pastor Ron Griffen, Rev. Beth Johnson on August 22, 2018 A wide variety of faiths have come together to talk about this sensitive but important issue. It is not faith on one side and law on the other side but faith and law on the same side. Our faith compels ...
Our reading today is one of the most well known from the Hebrew text. It tells us of Moses' words to the people as they were about to enter the promised land. The myth says that God told his people to go into Canaan and take it for themselves. As history has shown, the people just moved into a country with other people still living there. There are still Canaanites still living in Israel today. They call themselves Palestinians.
During this post-election period, people are dealing with many emotions. Some can be immobilized by fear. Others are mobilized to offer hope and inspiration for a better tomorrow. Rev. Stinson speaks of our living in fear since Sept. 11th, 2001.
https://vimeo.com/166859923 Today's sermon from Selpastian Chaiyahat teaches a lesson of following God despite the fear of the unknown. Only what comes from the heart is what truly matters. It is our choices on how we react to God's love that bring us happiness. God can not make you chose or make decisions for you, only ...