Ken Harnly preaches in this sermon that the foundational Sabbath texts are social justice texts. Sabbath rest is a gift given to all creation, especially to those least likely to be offered rest. Ken encourages us to make Sabbath relative to the 21st century.
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Liesa Unger, Chief International Events Officer for Mennonite World Conference, focuses on the mustard tree parable from Matthew 13:31-32. She invites us to imagine ourselves as the birds in the tree of God’s kingdom, propagating seeds as we play and journey.Continue Reading →
We live in a world saturated with labels. While useful, they can also serve to limit deep knowing, especially when we apply labels to people in order to hold them at a distance. Perhaps we do this to Jesus at times, as Nathanael did in the story from John 1:43-51. This story invites us to […]Continue Reading →
This begins a once a month sermon series on the shared convictions of Mennonite World Conference. Jonathan Bowman reflects on the words of the first conviction “God is known to us” and John 1 and asks how this might address some questions that Mennonite World Conference raises: “Why Mennonite?” and “Why World?”Continue Reading →
We can be wise like the magi from the Christmas story. It won’t mean we find a special star in the sky but rather we will need to be bold enough to pay homage to God. Sermon by Gina BurkhartContinue Reading →