An exploration of how making ourselves vulnerable can awaken the hidden possibilities within.
The greatest courage displayed in life is said to be the actions of a terrified soul acting bravely anyway. Not the first sword waving hero over the parapet, but the person shaking in terror halfway back who, finally flies to his/her/their fate. In modern times, think D-Day, we have been engaged in a culture war. A struggle for the soul of our country. May those of us who are afraid to come out of our safe places lead the way to take the strong, loving actions to help bring healing to our world.
Comfort Vs. Compassion - Gabe Llanas
Gabe is a middle aged father of four who grew up in the strange world of Christian Punk, and has found through a desire to be an activist that helps individuals rather than systems. Gabe and his wife have worked in support of the Occupy Movement, feeding the homeless, with their own self funded project called the "Sammich Project" which feeds hundreds of homeless people in the Denver area.
The Risk of Transparency - Rev. Barry Bloom
I Lived a wild life during my teens and twenties. I didn't want anyone to know what i was really doing. Especially my parents and grown up family, friends and relatives. Like many I experienced a "come to Jesus moment" that changed everything. It was then I began to learn what it means to be open and transparent about my life. It is not always easy , but it goes to the heart of what it means to live a healthy loving life.
The Job of the Prophets is to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable. Those of us with privilege often have the choice to face discomfort or to turn away. In 2017, many are finding it harder to escape discomfort. How can discomfort be holy, and how can refusal to turn away facilitate spiritual growth and transformation? Come and explore what kind of intentions and practices can help us stay true to what matters in these trying times ahead.
Here you will find recent sermons, some audio, some video.