A Review by Pastor Joelle Colville-Hanson If you go to see the new Noah movie expecting to see a dutiful and faithful retelling of the exact story-line in Genesis, you will be disappointed.  And apparently many Christians are not just disappointed, but angry, at the creative liberties taken with the story in this movie. But […]

That the whole church become more fluent in the first language of faith, the language of Scripture, in order that we might live into our calling as a people renewed,enlivened, empowered and sent by the Word. Book of Faith Initiative vision Statement. The Book of Faith Initiative was passed at the 2007 Churchwide Assembly as a five year […]

We want you to know, brothers and sisters, about the grace of God that has been granted to the churches of Macedonia; for during a severe ordeal of affliction, their abundant joy and their extreme poverty have overflowed in a wealth of generosity on their part. For, as I can testify, they voluntarily gave according […]

I appeal to you, therefore, brothers and sisters, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds, so that you may discern what is the will […]

“There was a rich man who was dressed in purple and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously every day.  And at his gate lay a poor man named Lazarus, covered with sores, who longed to satisfy his hunger with what fell from the rich man’s table; even the dogs would come and lick his sores. […]