Good Friday… A day that is meant to reflect the biggest sacrifice that can ever be made, death, a brutal, violent death, on a cross… It’s called “Good” Friday, but we seem to focus on the mourning, on the loss, on the saddest parts of that day. Evoking emotions that propel us to feel a certain way towards this Jesus that died for us, and emotion that then gets swept up in the following days of celebration of Easter. Now joy, a risen Christ…
If you’re reading, thank you for joining Monday Musings
with Julie for a recap of Sundays sermon and how we can apply it to our lives!
Over the next few weeks, Ray will be speaking about
Embracing Hope and Rejecting Fear in our lives and where we can find guidance
on this in scripture.
This week we’re going to look at what it looks like to reject
fear and declare Gods promises over our lives.
This Sunday Ray shared from the book of Philemon, which is a letter
written by Paul to Philemon, the pastor of the church in Colosse. Paul
writes this letter from prison, as a plea for his fellow prisoner, and now
close friend, Onesimus, who was the slave of a member of Philemon’s
As a church, we’ve been doing a deep dive into what mercy is and how as a community of faith we can extend mercy to others.
I’ve been thinking all week about what to write, pulling the laptop out, staring at it, closing it, putting it away, and waiting…
The Vineyard Movement is a worldwide, eclectic mix of people, backgrounds, and cultures all with the same purpose: to follow as best we can in the footsteps of Jesus.