Stop for a moment and consider this question: "what's wrong with the world?" Jesus says that the thing that will utterly transform the brokenness of this world is spiritual rebirth. What does he mean by this term and why does he say we need it? Why is rebirth shocking? And how do we get it?
Sunday, June 26, 2011
Sunday, June 19, 2011
Appearances can be deceiving. Someone can have all the appearances of godliness, but have nothing real going on inside. Jesus undresses the audience we perform our righteousness for.
Monday, June 13, 2011
Join us for three millenia of sacred Americana, live at the Top Hat this Friday, June 17th from 6-8 PM. Grab a beer, kick back with friends, and take in some of the most interesting music you've never heard before.
Featuring some of Missoula's finest local talent - Grace Decker (fiddle), Bethany Joyce (cello), Tyler Knapp (string bass) - with rising stars Rebekah Cryder (viola), Chris Caldwell (drums), and Marilyn Cryder (horn). And then there's Christian, the biggest sinner of them all (guitar / vocals).
The first half of the show covers some 2500 years of Judeo-Christian "spirituals" (ranging from King David to Gillian Welch). The second half of the show is all original material (our contribution to the genre).
All told, it should be an unforgettable evening! Especially if you join us! So save the date, invite your friends, help us spread the word! See you there!
Sunday, June 12, 2011
One of Jesus' hardest sayings is "turn the other cheek." Is Jesus just advocating that his followers become a punching bag to would-be assailants? Or does he mean something more by it? How does Jesus want his followers to act towards enemies?
Sunday, June 5, 2011
There's one place in the New Testament where we see a really scary warning (1 Corinthians 11:27). Suprisingly the warning centers on how we approach God through the Lord's Supper. What does it mean to take communion in an "unworthy manner"? How does the Lord's Supper connect to radical mercy?
Friday, June 3, 2011
If you would like to purchase something to aid the relief efforts, you can bring your items to worship this Sunday and we'll make sure they get to the drop off location. Relief workers are asking for DONATIONS OF BOTTLED WATER, BABY FORMULA, BABY FOOD AND DIAPERS. Non-perishable food is also requested, but water and baby supplies are the priority (See below for a full list of items needed). If anyone has questions, or if you would like to help deliver these items to the drop off location on Monday, contact Nina (546-4697)
A full list of items needed:
bottled water, any size
diapers - all sizes
feminine hygiene products
clothing from infant to adult (clean and in good repair if not new)
blankets, linens, towels, wash cloths, etc
plates, paper or washable, eating utensils, plastic or regular
food items, especially shelf-stable milk, one-can meals, cereals, fresh and
canned fruit and vegetables, juices, crackers, peanut butter
kids toys, coloring books, activity items
dog and cat food
sleeping bags, costs, blow up beds
First Aid Kits and items