Sermon Series

The Mothers of Jesus: Tamar

This advent, our sermon series is looking at the women in Jesus’ genealogy. In case you miss the sermons, or if you want to reflect a bit more, we’re posting summary versions here on the blog! (Find the audio of the full sermon here.) There are four women listed in Jesus’ family tree: Tamar, Ruth,…

Emotionally Healthy Spirituality

Have you ever met a person who has gone to church their entire life, can quote the bible better than most, and yet still can be one of the most difficult people to be around because of their attitude, lack of self awareness, and emotional instability? This Sunday (1/3), we are kicking off a new sermon…

Naomi the Faithful Misfit

Last Sunday and this Sunday at Roots, we’re talking about Ruth, one of the Bible’s many misfits (watch last week’s sermon, “Ruth the Misfit: Part 1”). This got me reflecting on another main character in the book of Ruth: Naomi. I grew up in church, but I never thought much about Naomi. She was just Ruth’s…