Lift Up Your Eyes

by Jeff Krehbiel, October 23 2016

If we think of ourselves as superior to the Pharisee, we have ironically missed Jesus’ entire point. We don’t have to go up the down escalator. We don’t have to earn our way to God. We don’t have to give our way to the center. God loves us, and Jesus welcomes us, just as we are, in all our imperfections, in all our brokenness, whether we are a tax collector or a Pharisee. When we recognize that, all of a sudden we realize that God has already come to us. … Read Full Transcript

Grieving Prayer

by Jeff Krehbiel, October 16 2016

Angry people are grieving people. That’s exactly what we have been watching over these past two years in the protests that have sprung up around the country over the killing of people of color at the hands of police– grief and anger all mixed up together that bubbles up into action. … Read Full Transcript

Construction Work

by Jeff Krehbiel, October 2 2016

This is the work we are being called to do. This is what it means to be God’s people. We’re not doing anything heroic by having these conversations. We’re just doing what God asks of us. This is the hard work that God has set before us. … Read Full Transcript

Changing Heart and Life

by Jeff Krehbiel, September 11 2016

Even our language about center and margin, included and outcast, is problematic. Who wants to be told that they are the special object of our outreach? As if they are the ones who are lost, and we are the ones responsible for the finding. That sounds noble, but it leaves us at the center, in the place of power. We’re the ones who get to do the welcoming, and then to decide the limits of that welcome.… Read Full Transcript

Balcony Work

by Jeff Krehbiel, September 4 2016

All of us, no matter who we are, have adopted certain values and attitudes, that intuitively, almost unconsciously, tell us whom to defer to and whom to dismiss. … Read Full Transcript

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    9:30 am The Bird Room

    Sunday, October 30, 2016