The Holy Ones

Growing up a in an evangelical tradition, our focus was always on conversion, getting people saved. It was understood as a one-time, all-or-nothing event. There was always some discussion of what came after, but it was a little muddled. That one event made us a new creature, casting aside the concerns of the flesh. However, I was not alone in …

On Labor Day, Money and Millennials

  This past Sunday, we talked about money. I thought it would be awkward, but, as I should have expected, everyone was generous and kind. If anyone is considering whether to come to Church in the Cliff and wondering what kind of place it is, I’m proud to say that’s it: generous and kind. The reason we were talking about …

The Good Samaritan

Our friend and scholar Lindsey Mosher Trozzo lead worship this past weekend, as Scott was on vacation. She was kind enough to provide a summary of the conversation for this week’s blog. Scott was sad to miss it and heard that Lindsey “killed it.” Thank you, Lindsey! Sunday we looked at the Story of the Good Samaritan in Luke 10. …

Creation Care for Christians: Wrapping Up

by Lizbet Palmer   This past Sunday, we finished out our series on Creation Care by talking about the events of this past weekend, and the dangers of “othering” both people and the environment. We lamented, and then we talked about why we have hope. I have hope, because I see so many people who are angry at injustice and …