What do we mean by “spirituality?” What is a “healthy” spirituality? Perhaps an even more important question is Why do we need a healthy spirituality? What is the goal of “spiritual growth,” especially in this trying time we’re in?
This week we’ll continue our Lenten worship series, I Am, with the sermon, “The True Vine.” In the Gospel of John, Jesus compares himself — and us — metaphorically to a vine and its branches: “I am the vine; you are the branches.
This week as we continue our Lenten worship series around the I AM sayings of Jesus with “The Light of the World,” the first thing that stands out for me is the significant role light and darkness play in John’s gospel — from the first chapter on.
Last Sunday, the first Sunday of Lent, we began our worship series examining the seven I AM sayings of Jesus from the Gospel of John with “The Bread of Life.” As you all learned, the Gospel of John is different from the other three gospels in several important ways.
This season of Lent we will be reflecting deeply together on the values that make us who we are as a faith community, including: Evangelism, Discipleship, Community, Compassion, Worship, and Commitment.