Though our poor spelling is a rather clever idea, some of you might be wondering about Psummer Psalms and all the different faces we’ve seen teaching the past few Sundays.
Psummer Psalms has been a running tradition at The Sanctuary for a few years now.
For those of you new to the church, Psummer Psalms is a teaching series where different “voices”, who you don’t normally hear on a Sunday morning, teach from the book of Psalms.
Psummer Psalms isn’t just something we do to give Pastor Marty a break from his weekly sermon preparation, (though this is arguably a happy side-effect) but it also gives our church a chance to hear a message from another voice within our Sanctuary community.
“Why hear from these other voices?” you might ask.
In 1 Corinthians 12 the apostle Paul describes the church as the Body of Christ, with every person working differently, but serving an important function, all working together.
Paul says that while the eye is helpful to see, and the ear helpful to hear, there are also other parts that make a healthy body besides eyes and ears.
A body made of nothing but eyes or ears will not be able to walk, eat, or speak. It is only when you have the many different parts working together, that we have a healthy and functional body.
Simply put, there are many different types of people that fill our congregation, and sometimes it is helpful to hear other voices share from their hearts, and their experiences.
Now several weeks into Psummer Psalms we have already heard from Pastor Rachel, Foursquare President Glenn Burris, Bob Bae, and we are excited to hear from many others!
Make sure to join us in the coming weeks to hear these wonderful voices, that we might continue to grow into Christ’s image together.
You were present, I was absent.
While I was busy knitting, getting cozy in a sweater
that I spun from the outside in
YOU intervened and pulled the thread, so I’d begin-
Ah, it’s that time of year. You know what I’m talking about… When our email inboxes and social media feeds are flooded with appeals to take advantage of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday, etc., etc
Chances are, your everyday involves being around people who are different than you. The spectrum of those differences might include culture, gender, religion, politics, generations, ethnicity, worldview, career, education, paycheck, marital status… you name it
In this corner- Weighing half as much as it should in service of others: SUPERFICIAL.
In this corner- Weighing twice as much as we can bear in service: SACRIFICIAL.
Let’s Get Ready to Rumble.
Recently, I’ve had some work done on my house. I’ve been trying to avoid some small problems from becoming even bigger problems and liabilities…
At the women’s retreat this spring, the speaker said something that stuck with me, “Don’t let past provisions dictate future decisions.”
Back-to-school. Insert sad face. I know for many parents this has become a day of celebration. But for this Mama, it’s all boohoo’s.
Have you ever had the feeling you weren’t made for this earth? There are days I am convinced I may never realize satisfaction in this life.
Kids need someone other than their friends and the media helping them process; they need a caring adult like you. So, how do we talk with kid’s about tragic events?
I’m sure I’ve told you about the cactus that survives on my front porch… but have I ever told you why I keep it?
I have a cactus that sits on my porch. I put it there to move people...