Our Dialogue Team here at FCC Scottsdale has been meeting for months, and here are the “Rules for Good Conversation” that have been guiding their work.
When everyone else asks, “Are you ready for Christmas?” the Season of Advent dares to ask us, “Are you ready for Christmas spiritually?”
When we are so close to Christmas, what better text could we have than one that is literally pregnant with hope and overflowing with the promise of God’s love!
We think of peace as absence — the absence of war or violence or anxiety. But it is the exact opposite. Peace is fullness — the fullness of life, the abundance of blessing.
Sometimes a message comes to us right when we need it the most. This Sunday, that message is one of great joy!
Mark Behle (our Global Ministries Missionary to Lesotho) is our guest preacher on Global Ministries Sunday.
On the First Sunday of Advent our Pastor Emeritus retells the Parable of the Prodigal Son as a Christmas Story about God’s love.
Magnification brings focus and clarity while allowing us to take a closer look. Mary’s song (ie The Magnificat) invites us to seek all those things with God.
Using the words of Nelson Mandela, we examine the connection between peace and repentance.