NextGen Sunday School Activities • The Life of Moses

In this time of ongoing quarantine, it was a real gift to us, your pastors, to (socially-distanced) see each your families when we dropped off these NextGen Sunday School activity packs! Over the next several weeks, for our NextGen messages during our Sunday Zoom worship services, we will be sharing about the life of Moses.Continue reading “NextGen Sunday School Activities • The Life of Moses”

Summer Bible Study • Ruth 3: 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 3: Participants Guide”

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”

Lament / ⚓︎ Hope

So much pain exists in our culture today. The ongoing pandemic has unleashed both intense moments of suffering and death (although this is heavy and difficult, we highly recommend listening to this recent episode of This American Life called “The Reprieve” to experience the “invisible wildfire” of Covid-19 in Detroit) and the slow languish ofContinue reading “Lament / ⚓︎ Hope”