July 22, 2018 • 10 am • Phil Porter

In the Bible, stories about the wilderness take place in the desert, like the story of Jesus’ forty days and nights when he was tempted. In western fairy tales, the wilderness is portrayed as the dark forest.

Oct 22, 2017 • In Defense of Plodding Along • Phil Porter • 10 am Sermon

In the salutation of a letter to the people of Thessalonia (I Thessalonians 1:3), the writer lifts up the value of “steadfastness.” Being steadfast isn’t the sexiest trait in the world, but solid dependability, showing up consistently and continuing to take the small steps of the life of faith and justice is a valuable trait.