For Sunday, February 26, 2017, 8th Sunday of Ordinary Time Isaiah 49:14-151 Corinthians 4:1-5 Matthew 6:24-34 Jesus tells us not to worry or be anxious at least four times in today’s Gospel. I don’t know about you but I find these words easier said than done. When deadlines loom or money seems short or I... Read more »
Fathers House 03 19 2017
Youth Pastor Chris Toms preaches on fear. The good fears, like the fear of the Lord and fear of unnecessary dangers, and a number of bad fears that hold us b...
What the Best President Can Teach Us about the Worst
by James West Davidson We expect too much of our presidents. Especially at this season, when we honor the two chiefs universally acknowledged as our finest. The mistake is understandable, for it’s human nature to embrace Thomas Carlyle’s assertion that “the history of what man has accomplished in this world, is at bottom the History of the Great Men who have worked here.” Great men and women there have been; and surely Lincoln stands among them. But he understood all too well the limits of “our poor powers to add or detract,” to borrow a phrase from the fields of Gettysburg. For that reason a certain modesty about his achievements should be our wisdom as well as his. And it may also suggest a way forward in the shadow of one of our…
Religious understanding of transgender issues
The Boy Scouts of America announced on Jan. 30, 2017, that, “Starting today, we will accept and register youth in the Cub and Boy Scout programs based on the…
What Does LGBTQ Stand For? The Complex History of the Word 'Queer'
Still not sure what the "q" in LGBTQ is? Here's everything you need to know about the dirty, complex, and empowering history of the word 'queer.'
‘Is God mad at me?’: Motherly advice for tough questions
A United Methodist woman advises, “Fill your life with love.” Girls receive wisdom about faith and life from women of their grandparents’ generation.
Young Adult Dinner : February 9
This is the beginning of a disciple-making movement of young adults living for the sake of others in our city--and we are inviting you to be a part of this movement--are…
How (not) to talk about religious pluralism
Over the weekend, a tweet from CNN promoted a new series called “Believer” with Reza ...
What Is Protestantism?
Rev. Aaron Dunlop | Victoria Free Presbyterian Church