November 14th, 2021 homily on Mark 13:1-8 by Pastor Galen The Greatest Party that Never Happened This past week I watched a documentary on Netflix about the Fyre Music Festival that was supposed to take place in May of 2017, called “Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened.” The documentary tells the story of aContinue reading “Not One Stone”
Although her gift was miniscule in comparison to the donations by the much wealthier people who made a big show of putting large sums of money into the offering plates, Jesus said that a poor widow “has put in more than all those who are contributing to the treasury.” (Mark 12:43).
The visions in Isaiah and Revelation of God wiping away every tear from our eyes look forward to that future day when Christ will return and we will be gathered together with our friends and loved ones and those who have gone on before us.
The book of Job ends with a picture perfect fairytale ending. And yet Job’s experience of tragedy and loss had a transformative impact on his understanding of God and the world.
October 17th 2021 homily on Job 38 by Pastor Galen Bruce Almighty The 2003 comedy film Bruce Almighty featured Jim Carey as Bruce Nolan, a television reporter who was fired for unleashing an angry tirade on live T.V. after he was passed over for a promotion to news anchor. Following a series of misfortunes, BruceContinue reading “Out of the Whirlwind”