Every Sunday in Puyallup, Washington, USA, Rev. Nancy C. Gowler offers a fresh and imaginative take on Scripture, current events, and faith in her sermons. Here we share those sermons with you. (The Last Jedi clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IZRCIjMWRLg )
Posts Tagged: God
In whom do we place our trust? In governments, political parties, economic theories, or even social justice movements? On the contrary, the church is called to be faithful to God, to pledge our allegiance to Jesus the Christ. On the Reign of Christ the King Sunday we hold two passages of Scripture in tension with… Read more
Put away easy, cardboard depictions of God as an angry deity, or a gentle voice of love, or even as unchanging and transcendent. Through poetry the prophet Hosea explores the depths of God’s heart, imagining the inner struggles of a God who is angered by injustice and yet moved by great love. Through the vision… Read more
In churches around the world the Lord’s prayer is introduced with words close to these, “As our Savior Christ has taught us, we are bold to say…Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name.” Why would we need boldness to pray a prayer, so common in Christian worship, known and beloved by untold numbers? N.T…. Read more
Familiarity with Scripture texts can lead to indifference. Put aside what you think you know about the creation of Adam and Eve in Genesis 2 and listen as Pastor Nancy breathes life into an old story.