Aug 17, 2017
This recording includes Pastor McGraw's response, early in the service, to the racism and violence on display in Charlottesville, VA over the weekend. Following that is a shortened sermon on the text from Matthew.
In today's text from Matthew, Jesus terrifies the disciples as he approaches them while walking on water....
Aug 10, 2017
The "Feeding of the Multitude," the only miracle included in all four Gospels, reveals the necessity for human cooperation with God in transforming the world. "You give them something to eat" is our mission directive.
Jul 27, 2017
In this text from Matthew, Jesus likens the kingdom of heaven to a field where both wheat and weeds are growing. Are you wheat or are you a weed? The answer may be more complex than you think. Maybe the answer has more to do with our conception of "kingdom" than anything else.
Jul 5, 2017
Jesus sends out his disciples with the reminder that those who support them with even a "cup of water" will not "lose their reward." Is this merely a reminder to support God's ministers or is this something more? Could it be a blueprint for building Christian community?