Episodes

Pentecost and Protest

In the midst of protests and riots, what good is Easter? Why bother with Pentecost? Kris starts a conversation with Susan based in Acts 2 about why it is important for the church to engage in antiracism work. Check out Malcolm Gladwell's Talking to Strangers. sundaymorningsleepin · Pentecost and Protests

Journey, Week 2: Connections and Intersections

"Not all who wander are lost," according to Tolkein. What's your journey? Join us as Susan discusses all the ways we discover God along the road, including in the relationships we form and let go of as we travel, in the story of Ruth and Naomi. Some other things you might enjoy: If you are … Continue reading Journey, Week 2: Connections and Intersections

Journey 1: Not All Who Wander Are Lost

"Not all who wander are lost," according to Tolkein. What's your journey? Join us as Susan discusses the journey of the magi from Matthew 2 in this Epiphany message, and continues to meditate on the image of journey for the next six episodes. Here are some other links for your pleasure! Enjoy Robert Frost's "The … Continue reading Journey 1: Not All Who Wander Are Lost

Home for Christmas: Search Terms (Christmas Eve)

In the midst of chasing that warm fuzzy feeling during the holiday season, what if the fierce and flurrying preparations were more of a distraction than a vehicle for finding the presence of the holy among us? Kris talks about what it means to find and be Home for Christmas in the gospel of Luke … Continue reading Home for Christmas: Search Terms (Christmas Eve)

Home for Christmas: Murder Mysteries and Jesus (Advent 4)

In the midst of chasing that warm fuzzy feeling during the holiday season, what if the fierce and flurrying preparations were more of a distraction than a vehicle for finding the presence of the holy among us? Kris talks about what it means to be Home for Christmas in the discussion of Isaiah 9:2-7. Also … Continue reading Home for Christmas: Murder Mysteries and Jesus (Advent 4)

Home for Christmas: Getting Ready, Old School and New School (Advent 3)

In the midst of chasing that warm fuzzy feeling during the holiday season, what if the fierce and flurrying preparations were more of a distraction than a vehicle for finding the presence of the holy among us? Kris talks about what it means to be Home for Christmas in the discussion of the nativity scenes … Continue reading Home for Christmas: Getting Ready, Old School and New School (Advent 3)

Home for Christmas: Peace (Advent 2)

In the midst of chasing that warm fuzzy feeling during the holiday season, what if the fierce and flurrying preparations were more of a distraction than a vehicle for finding the presence of the holy among us? Kris talks about what it means to be Home for Christmas in the discussion of Isaiah 11:1-10 and … Continue reading Home for Christmas: Peace (Advent 2)

Home for Christmas: Hope (Advent 1)

In the midst of chasing that warm fuzzy feeling during the holiday season, what if the fierce and flurrying preparations were more of a distraction than a vehicle for finding the presence of the holy among us? Kris talks about what it means to be Home for Christmas in the discussion of Isaiah 2:1-5 and … Continue reading Home for Christmas: Hope (Advent 1)

What Can’t Wait: Incarnation (Christmas Eve)

In the season of hustle and bustle, there are a few things that just can't wait. God couldn’t wait to be love in the flesh, and we can’t either. Susan shares the urgency of the story in this Christmas Eve reflection. Read the Christmas story in the Bible: Matthew 1:18-25 Luke 2:1-20

What Can’t Wait: Love (Advent 4)

In the season of hustle and bustle, there are a few things that just can't wait. Love is one of them, and the fourth and final one discussed by Susan during her sermon on Matthew 1:18-25 on the fourth Sunday of Advent. See below for links to stories discussed in the episode. Church Unveils Nativity … Continue reading What Can’t Wait: Love (Advent 4)