Summer Bible Study • Ruth 2: Participants Guide

3 Purposes of Ruth (there are others) Defends David and David’s lineage of kingship — and therefore also defends Jesus’ lineage An example of God’s laws being lived out in personal lives — particularly for the widowed, the orphaned, the foreigner Shows how God is involved in the day to day joys of our livesContinue reading “Summer Bible Study • Ruth 2: Participants Guide”

Summer Bible Study • Ruth 1: Participants Guide

Ruth Chapter 1 Background: Written as a story between two major covenantal parts: Genesis – Judges: Abrahamic Covenant 1 Samuel – Kings: David Covenant 3 Purposes of Ruth (there are others) Kings Example of God’s laws Shows how God is involved in the day to day joys of our lives The book of Ruth isContinue reading “Summer Bible Study • Ruth 1: Participants Guide”

12 Months of Blessing: Equal Justice Initiative and Relief for Yemen

For the month of July, we’re continuing on with our 12 Months of Blessing campaign with two different organizations. As we continue on in the work of racial justice, equity, and reconciliation, we’ll be supporting the Equal Justice Initiative. You can learn more about founder Bryan Stevenson through his book Just Mercy: A Story ofContinue reading “12 Months of Blessing: Equal Justice Initiative and Relief for Yemen”

Faithful Racial Justice Videos

Here are a couple of things you can watch to help further our understanding in the work of faithful racial justice:  We really hope you will spend some time watching at least one of the things on this list and expanding our understanding of what our black and brown brothers and sisters are experiencing. Let’sContinue reading “Faithful Racial Justice Videos”

Resources for Engaging the Hard Work of Love and Justice

From your pastors, this is a short note to say that we love you, we’re here for you and that we are praying for you. We know that much continues on in the world and we pray that you are both remaining faithfully engaged to all that is going on but also caring for yourselfContinue reading “Resources for Engaging the Hard Work of Love and Justice”