“Equality for All – A Spiritual Discipline” Text: Luke 7:18-28 “Freely receive, freely give.” Pastor Shane Ross joins us again this week as we examine the outward spiritual discipline of living for the Kingdom. Jesus and His followers did this by taking care of those who needed to be taken care of. They loved others as…
“Healthy Living – A Spiritual Discipline” Text: 1 Corinthians 6:12-20 Guest preacher Pastor Shane Ross from the South Portland Church of the Nazarene joins us this week as we continue our Lenten study of spiritual practices. God loves our bodies as part of His creation, and wants us to be responsible with them. How we…
“Pray Without Ceasing” Text: 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24 We are called to pray, but what does prayer look like? As we continue our Spiritual Discipline series we look at different modes of praying that help us to do as Saint Paul told the Thessalonians – pray without ceasing!
“Is This the Fast I Choose?” Text: Isaiah 58:1-12 Today we began our series on Spiritual Disciplines. Over the season of Lent we will be looking at works of piety and works of mercy that will help us in our journey with Christ. We start this series off with asking the question “Is this the fast…
“A Glimpse of Resurrection” Text: Mark 9:2-9 Today we celebrate the Transfiguration, a day where we catch a glimpse of the resurrection. We see Moses and Elijah pointing toward Christ while the Father proclaims “listen to him!”
“She Began to Serve Him” Text: Mark 1:29-39 Today we continue looking at what it means to follow Jesus. Last week we discussed his authority and now we’ll look at how following Jesus requires both an active and contemplative side.
“A New Teaching – With Authority!” Text: Mark 1:21-28 Jesus taught with authority – an authority that even the demons respected. What does that mean for those of who claim to follow the authority of Christ? Corrie ten Boom helps us answer that question.
“What About Zebedee?” Text: Mark 1:14-20 Simon was called and Andrew was called and so were James and John. There’s a lot we could talk about in today’s Gospel passage, but what about Zebedee?
“Can Anything Good Come Out of Nazareth?” Text: John 1:43-51 Can anything good come out of Nazareth? As people who are named after this very question we know the answer is a resounding yes! We invite you to come and see.
“Beloved” Text: Matthew 2:1-12, Mark 1:9-11 The visitation of the Magi and the Baptism of Our Lord, two events 27 years apart, what do they have in common? They both show us the love and grace of God that beckons all to come and claim their status as beloved.