A Living Hope

A Living Hope

Casting Your Cares

Today celebrates a combination of events in the history of the church. Our text from Acts 1:6-14 acknowledges the Ascension of the Jesus on the fortieth (40th) day of Resurrection, the text from 1 Peter 4:12-14 and 1 Peter 5:6-11 and Psalm 68 deals with the topic of the sermon, John 17:11 includes some of Jesus’ final commentary to the disciples before his arrest and crucifixion. It is also Heritage Sunday in The United Methodist Church. Celebrated on the Sunday…

Always Be Ready – Have Hope

We continue with the sermon series, “A Living Hope,” on this Sixth Sunday of Easter. The focus in this series is the epistle of 1 Peter and its message to the nascent church of Jesus Christ. The sermon this morning focuses on Hope, a quality and value that is much needed today. As followers of Jesus Christ we are called to be people of hope and to share that hope with a world that is in desperate need of the…

Loosening The Bonds

Our Scriptures this Sunday are:Acts 2:14a, 36-41Psalm 116Luke 24:13-351 Peter 1:17-23 On this third Sunday of Easter, the question that arises is this: Are we being saved from something or are we being saved for something? Today, Pastor Wayne considers that we are saved for something. And that something is to make a difference where we are planted. Yesterday, Saturday, April 22, 2023, was a watershed day in the life of the Holston Conference of the United Methodist Church. We met as a called…

Fullness of Joy

It is the first Sunday after the Good News of Jesus’ resurrection. In this season, we will be looking to the hope that the Resurrection provides for us.