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Spirit-Driven Disruptions
Acts 10:44-48
Spirit-Driven Disruptions

When companies innovate, they sometimes turn an entire industry upside down. That’s what happened when the church was baptized in the Holy Spirit.... more

Paul, the Letter Writer
Ephesians 1:15-23
Paul, the Letter Writer

Talk to kids today about letters, and they might ask, “What’s a letter?” A letter is a written communication that is delivered to a recipient. Today’s text is taken from such a device.... more

A Mother's Comfort
Isaiah 66:13
A Mother's Comfort

Beyond the Lectionary Maternal metaphors for God are not uncommon in the Bible, especially in Isaiah. One striking example of this is Isaiah 66:13, “As a mother comforts her child, so I will comfort you.”... more

The Holy Spirit Guide Service
John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15
The Holy Spirit Guide Service

Travel experts have two categories for the adventure vacation: the soft and the hard adventure. Jesus invites us to the hard adventure, and we are going to need a guide.... more

Babel Fish Church
Acts 2:1-21
Babel Fish Church

Two speakers. Two languages. One device called Pilot is in the ear of each speaker. Voila! Each person hears the other person in their own tongue!... more

Guardian of the Galaxy
Isaiah 6:1-8
Guardian of the Galaxy

It’s a popular movie franchise, and on Trinity Sunday, a great way to talk about the true Guardian of the galaxy.... more

Treasure in Plastic Bottles
2 Corinthians 4:5-12
Treasure in Plastic Bottles

The amphorae of this text (clay jars) were discarded, like plastic water bottles today, after the liquid treasure inside had been consumed.... more

When God Is Not Enough
1 Samuel 8:4-11, (12-15), 16-20, (11:14-15)
When God Is Not Enough

Israel decides it wants a monarchy. Samuel is not amused.... more

The Eternity Brand
2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1
The Eternity Brand

Google, Amazon, Apple, Tesla, Netflix, Airbnb, Facebook and Starbucks are popular brands. But there’s one brand, not on this list, that has staying power that exceeds any brand known today.... more

Unobtrusive Measures
1 Samuel 15:34-16:13
Unobtrusive Measures

You can measure height, weight and strength. Samuel did exactly that when he paid a visit to Jesse’s sons. But how do you measure character?... more

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