Typically, we call the famous parable by Jesus “The Prodigal Son,” but that title is actually a bit misleading. The point of the parable is not the younger (Prodigal) son’s recklessly extravagant living. Instead, it’s about God’s recklessly extravagant love.
Archive for ‘May, 2010’
Tagged as Bruxy Cavey, Greg Boyd, Media Coverage, radio
Greg and Bruxy Cavey (Speaking Pastor of The Meeting House) were recently guests on The Drew Marshall radio show. Among other things, they talked about non-violence and whether Christians should be in the military.
Very cool blog post from a WH attendee about her experience during last weekend’s service…
Tagged as Undercurrents, volunteers, Weekends
This Undercurrent video reveals a bunch of the work that goes into our weekend services. We also talk with some of the volunteers that help out.
We, as Jesus followers, are called to reflect God’s love in this world. We are to live lives of love, as imitators of God. We are to do everything in love and live in the unity of love with other Christ followers.
At our fourth Kiln event, four artists shared their work.
Tagged as Contract, Covenant, Dance, Great commandment, Practice, Rhythm
God’s love for us is overwhelming! But that’s not the whole story. As we receive God’s love we are able to return that love to God and others.
Tagged as Grace, Holiness, Judgment, Kingdom of God, Purity, Refining Fire, Tough love
God’s desire for us is that we become all that God created us to be. Life is the process in which we can resist or yield to God’s desire for us. When we yield we sense God’s burning love as warm and liberating. When we resist we experience God’s burning love as pain and wrath.
Tagged as accuser, control, foolishness, freedom, Judgment, shameful, weak
God’s love is victorious! But perhaps not in the way that you’d expect. We often associate victory with our ability to control or defeat others but God’s victory encourages our freedom rather than squelches it. (We love discovering art that connects us to God in unique ways. Thank you to Dale Johnson for incorporating his art into this weekend’s sermon.)