Maybe Jesus became a human, in part, to help us see that our humanity isn’t the problem, but rather trusting God, trusting God to love us, trusting in God’s gifts of mercy and faith and life – yes even this life. Being human was never our problem Accepting our humanity, well, that’s a struggle.
Posted on September 10, 2019 | Posted by Annie Saunders
Hear this promise. That in that new land ahead of us. In that new era, the one we only see glimpses of – and those frighten us. Christ is already there ahead of us. The same Christ who died and rose that we might live. The same Christ who formed us as a people. The same Christ who holds […]
Posted on September 3, 2019 | Posted by Annie Saunders
In the great cloud of witnesses we discover what faith is and what can be done by faith. Who in that cloud has encouraged your faith?
Posted on August 20, 2019 | Posted by Annie Saunders
“…realizing that we can treat other people who are poor in spirit as well and bless them. To let them know that God’s blessing is even on them. That’s walking on it, isn’t it?” To hear more from Pastor Dan’s sermon on how we are blessed, and how we can bless others–follow the links below:
Posted on August 12, 2019 | Posted by Annie Saunders
“…we might be the strong ones. The ones who say, ‘No. We’re not going to play this game, we’re not going to continue this negative cycle–we’re going to turn this thing around. We’re not going to be insular.’” To hear the conclusion of Pastor Dan’s summer series on Romans and St. Paul, follow the links […]
Posted on August 6, 2019 | Posted by Annie Saunders
This past Sunday, Ascension’s Summer Youth Intern, Annie Saunders, gave her message concerning judgement, Romans 14, and lobsters. Follow the links below to hear what she has to say:
Posted on July 29, 2019 | Posted by Annie Saunders
“The faith that we receive here is grounded in speaking the Word, the message. ” –Pr. Dan Holt To hear more from Pastor Dan’s sermon, click on the video below:
Posted on July 15, 2019 | Posted by Annie Saunders
“I believe the reason we gather here as God’s people today is just to find a way to open ourselves up–open our souls up a little bit and soak in that love…” –Pr. Dan Holt To hear more from Pastor Dan’s sermon, click on the video below:
Posted on July 9, 2019 | Posted by Annie Saunders
This past Sunday, our very own Deacon Mary Stoneback preached the sermon and offered her unique perspective on Romans 7: 7-25. “I find it interesting that Paul doesn’t reveal the specifics to his struggle in Romans 7. And I’m grateful he doesn’t, because it leaves space for God’s word and understanding in all the lives […]
Posted on July 1, 2019 | Posted by Annie Saunders
“God is already at work in your lives, it’s already going on. The problem is we don’t notice it, we forget about it.” –Pr. Dan Holt To hear more from Pastor Dan’s sermon about what it means to remember our baptism, follow the links below.