Why We Pray (Matthew 7:7-11)

Maybe you can relate to a scene in a novel. Annie Dillard describes a church service in her book Holy the Firm: The minister is a Congregationalist and wears a white shirt. The

A Prayer to Know (Ephesians 1:15-23)

Joshua Bell is one of the world's greatest violinists. He's won a Grammy Award for a violin concerto. Last year he won the Avery Fisher Prize, given once every

How to Pray (Luke 10:38-11:13)

Today we’re going to be talking about how to pray. Next Sunday we want to pray together about our community, but before praying we should spend some time asking how to pray.

Why Pray? (Psalm 131)

I'm both excited and a little scared about these next couple of weeks. Earlier this year, our church board met to talk about our priorities for the coming year. A funny