Knowledge of Self

“At exactly which point do you start to realizeThat life without knowledge is death in disguise?That’s why, knowledge of self is like life after deathApply it, to your life, let destiny manifest!” Black Star Hip hop embraced the phrase “knowledge of self” as a call for people to be conscious of their inner thoughts and …

Fighting to be Still

Pastor Rob gave us a very good word to consider this past Sunday from Psalm 146 in anticipation of this week and all the anxiety many of us may be experiencing regarding the election. Yes, as citizens and members of society, we are called to “submit our ballots,” yet, as believers, we are not called …

So Great a Cloud of Witnesses

Today is Halloween, or as the church has historically recognized, All Hallow’s Eve or All Saints’ Eve — the day of preparation before All Saints’ Day. The church has had a rich history with death and what it means to those in Christ, but it is lost to many of us today. Since death seems …

Sing to Your Soul

These days we find ourselves locked at home, physically disconnected from friends, family, and community. It’s been difficult. Challenging. Our work is strained. Our relationships are tested. We’re managing — or at least trying to. We’re making the best of our circumstances. But Sunday Worship is the time for the church — even if we’re …

Worship Formation During Covid-19

Like many congregations in our city, our church leadership has been evaluating what to do for Sunday Service. Should we cancel service? Should we “not give up meeting together as some are in the habit of doing?” Maybe divide up into small house churches and give house leaders an adapted service to lead! Maybe just …