Misfits on a Mission, Finding Identity in Jesus

Salt & Light

As we continue in our teaching series “Spoke in the Wheel: Dietrich Bonhoeffer & Kingdom Allegiance,” Pastor T. C. teaches on Matthew 5.13-16. Another way Bonhoeffer’s time in Harlem transformed him was in his understanding of discipleship. No longer did he view the Sermon on the Mount as an impossibly high standard we can never…

Love Your Neighbor

Jesus said the two-fold greatest commandment is to Love God and Love Your Neighbor as Yourself. Paul, writing before the Gospel traditions were written down, summarized this command with just Love Your Neighbor. First John helps us understand why: we can’t love God if we hate human beings made in God’s image. Paul also shows…

From Volk to Spoke

In this sermon, Pastor T. C. kicks off a new teaching series on Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Kingdom allegiance. In this election season, polarization and partisanship aren’t the primary problem—injustice is. What we can learn from the Scriptures, the life of Jesus, the of the early church, and the example of Dietrich Bonhoeffer is resistance to…

Water for the Journey

In this sermon, Pastor T. C. caps off the “Loyal-love” series with a message from the Old Testament lectionary reading: Exodus 17.1-6. This is the story of God providing Israel water from a rock while they traveled in the wilderness. Right now many of us feel like we’re also wandering in a desert place. But…