Author Archives: Faith & Fellowship

Easter Sunday

  Easter Sunday March 27, 2016 Gospel: Luke 24:1-12 Epistle: 1 Cor 15:19-26 Lesson: Isaiah 65:17-25 Psalm: Psalm 16 CLB Commentary by Dr. David Veum Luke 24:1-12 The familiarity of Christmas and Easter texts can present a real challenge for preachers. How do we preach on such a well-known story? The angel’s question in this text for Easter Sunday 15 years

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Palm Sunday

  Palm Sunday (Series C) March 20th, 2016 Gospel: Luke 22:1-23:56 Epistle: Philippians 2:5-11 Lesson: Deuteronomy 32:36-39 Psalm: Psalm 118:19-29 or Psalm 31:9-16 CLB Commentary – Rev. Dale Hanson It is interesting that the Religious leaders plotted to kill Jesus during the Feast of Unleavened Bread or Passover. These festivals commemorated God’s deliverance and became the timing of His greatest deliverance ever.

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5th Sunday in Lent

  5th Sunday in Lent March 13, 2016 Gospel: Luke 20:9-20 Epistle: Phil 3:(4b-7) 8-14 Lesson: Is 43:16-21 Psalm: Psalm 126 From the New International Commentary on the New Testament: by Norval Geldenhuys By the entry into Jerusalem and purification of the Temple the Savior had already clearly and vigorously announced His Messiahship. And now He once more announces it by

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Pray CLB

February 26, 2016 Dear Brothers and Sisters in Fellowship & Mission, I humbly request and call our family of churches to a time of seeking God and presenting ourselves before Him in prayer for our shared mission vulnerabilities and opportunities.  When we know our great weakness, we can know His great strength. On March 16th,

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It Takes A Village

It Takes A Village Someone has said, “It takes a village to raise a child.” In regard to parenting, I’m not entirely sure that’s true. But the sentiment is deeply true when it comes to planting a church. In order for Epiphany to get started it is absolutely essential for many partners to take part

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