The Language is Plural

The last couple of weeks we’ve been exploring a theology of thankfulness. Towards the end of his letter to the Thessalonians, Paul writes these words: (5.16-18) Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. …

Shadows and Hope

We’re going to be in 1 Thessalonians today. We’re spending three weeks reflecting on three verses— verses 16-18 in chapter five: (5.16-18) Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. When I begin to …

What God Wants

I had a few different ideas about 
directions that we could go, places we could explore, things that might be helpful for us as a community— but then I had three of you— at different times in different places
say to me… “We really need to …