Posts with the tag “worship”

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Authority
January 31st, 2021
Much of the stress of 2020, and the beginning of 2021, revolved around authority.  Authority to deal with Covid-19, the scope of police authority, and of course authority in Washington D.C. and the au...  Read More
by Mike Moffitt
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Love Your Enemies
January 24th, 2021
Three ways of responding to enemies:Way 1: The Way of Power -- retaliation, violent oppositionWay 2: The Way of Passivity -- ignoring or fleeing from harmful actsThe Third Way: The Way of Jesus Christ...  Read More
by Mike Moffitt
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The Third Way: Jesus at the Center
January 17th, 2021
Watch or listen to Aaron's weekly teaching on Facebook or UPPC.org.Colossians 1:15-23Question from today's teaching: 1) When religion and tradition are not centered in Jesus, they are unhealthy.  Have...  Read More
by Mike Moffitt
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Incarnation: Emmanuel
December 20th, 2020
On this fourth Sunday of Advent, we continue our season-long meditation on "Incarnation."The adjustments we've had to make during the Covid pandemic have including at least some degree of isolation fr...  Read More
by Mike Moffitt
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Incarnation: The Savior and Our Need for Saving
December 13th, 2020
You may not be surprised to learn that the word "Christ" is used in reference to Jesus...a lot.  (It's not even Jesus' last name!)  The word appears around 500 times in the New Testament!  But it is n...  Read More
by Mike Moffitt
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Incarnation: Presidents and Kings
December 7th, 2020
The word “incarnation” isn't one we see or hear very often.  But it's more familiar than you might think.  In the middle is its root, carne.  It means "flesh."  So “incarnation” means “in the flesh.” ...  Read More
by Mike Moffitt
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Advent, At Last
December 1st, 2020
Dr. Bo Helmich took our meditation to the end of the book of Isaiah this week as we welcome Advent and the anticipation of Jesus, the Messiah!  Advent basically means "coming," and contrary to the cul...  Read More
by Mike Moffitt
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We Share: Tangible (Faith Commitment Sunday)
November 23rd, 2020
"For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil" (From 1 Timothy 6:6-10, NIV).Paul wrote these words to Timothy, who was leading one of the new groups of Jesus followers in Ephesus.  But is it t...  Read More
by Mike Moffitt
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We Share: Spontaneous
November 15th, 2020
Nehemiah's city and people are in disarray.  Sound familiar?  #2020.So he must gain people’s trust during unprecedented times.  How does he do it?  He gives of himself.This month we are focused on one...  Read More
by Mike Moffitt
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We Share: Intentional
November 8th, 2020
Here's a quick recap of the story of Nehemiah so far:The people of Israel have been exiled to Babylon, then Persia.  The exile lasted about two full generations!  Imagine: if that happened to you, wha...  Read More
by Mike Moffitt
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We Share: Local
November 2nd, 2020
You'd think it'd be easier for people to SHARE.  Right?  First of all, parents spend so much time trying to teach kids to share that surely parents must be freely sharing with others all the time.  Wh...  Read More
by Mike Moffitt