Guest preacher Lupita Muñiz, is executive director of the Casa San José in Colima, Mexico, an independently operated NGO that houses, educates, and cares for children who have been abandoned, abused, or orphaned. She shares stories of how her faith developed and strengthened as she at first reluctantly took on the work that she has been doing now for 40 years.
Minister of Community Life Rachel Bauman explores the story of Job, a righteous man who is tested as his blessings are stripped away from him by God. He ponders and laments his own state and is challenged by his friends. But Job speaks honestly of his suffering to God.
In the morning’s story, Jesus invites his followers to “take up their crosses and follow him” (Mark 8:27-35). Minister of Community Life Rachel Bauman begins with the premise that to take this difficult road is not the price we must pay to be loved or to feel like we belong.
Senior Minister Molly Baskette recounts some of the challenges that she has faced in the last few weeks, including the death of her brother Jesse in the Philippines and her children getting whooping cough.
Senior Minister Molly Baskette shares from her sermon "Where Has God Gone" from Sunday, October 8, 2017.