Humility

April 23 on the Rooftop

In Matthew 28:16-20 we read of Jesus’ Great Commission.  Verses 19-20, “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the…

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Pastor Mark’s eNote – Easter: Not Done Yet

       We’re not done.  Our Easter celebration continues.  No, I don’t think we will have quite as many people on hand on the Second Sunday of Easter, but we WILL have a magnificent cantata presented by our choir.  Do you think the music was good on Easter morning?  Enough said.  We’re not done….

Humility

Easter on the Rooftop

“He is risen! He is risen indeed!” was shouted from the Rooftop this Easter Sunday!  Our kids had an amazing Easter Sunday morning celebrating our risen Savior!  We began in the Garden with a visit from the disciple, James.  We ended, of course, with the wonderful news of the glory of the Resurrection.  We talked…

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Holy Week eNote: Good Friday

       Last Sunday in Egypt Christians gathered in worship, as we did, to celebrate Christ’s humble, triumphant entry into Jerusalem. As they prayed together, bombs were detonated, and at least 45 worshipers of the Lord of Lords and King of Kings were killed. Our hearts break. Evil seems to be doing awfully well…

Humility

Palm Sunday on the Rooftop

This month we are tackling the topic of humility on the Rooftop.  Humility is putting others first by giving up what you think you deserve.  Our memory verse is Phillipians 2:3, ” Do nothing out of vain conceit.  Rather, in humility value others above yourselves.” Jesus is the ultimate example of humility.  He chose to…

eNote - The Week, This Week

Holy Week eNote: The Week, This Week

       Six weeks ago, with a smudge of ashes on a stormy night, we began our Season of Turning. Away from all that weighs us down, out of ourselves toward Christ and others, with gratitude, with joy, turning, turning, we’ve come to this week, the one we call Holy.      As I…