Contributed on Apr 6, 2008
Worship is less a private choice and consideration than it is a communal invitation from God to join together in adoration and service.
Sermon for CATM – April 6, 2008 – “Worship – An Act of Community” There’s a fellow who about ten years ago was a regular attender at CATM. Since then he’s had tremendous legal and then medical problems, and he’s been out here on Sundays only very rarely; I’ve been quite involved personally over ...read more
Contributed on Apr 13, 2008
Worship that God wants from us is honest, transparent and real. Can we come to God, can we come to church, when all we feel is sorrow and lament? Or do we have to fake it all the time.
Sermon for CATM – April 13, 2008 – “Worship: An Act of Desperation - Psalm 142 I overheard someone ask someone else this very simple question recently: “What has been the saddest moment in your life?” I can’t recall the answer given, because as soon as the question was asked, my mind drifted to ...read more
Contributed on Apr 20, 2008
Worship happens on Sunday. What we do Monday to Saturday is our own business. Or is it? How does God see worship? What does it mean to life a lifestyle of worship.
Worship as a Way of Life – Sermon for CATM April 20, 2008 [Introduction involved powerpoint images of people engaged in acts of worship and then engaged in everyday things. The congregation was asked which images they thought represented worship and which didn’t] Our Scripture today is from ...read more
Contributed on Feb 13, 2011
Sadness and mourning come before joy. What is God’s joy? What is our true joy?
Joy Comes in the Morning – February 13, 2011 – CATM Anniversary Well…Happy Anniversary to Church at the Mission! Hard to believe it’s been 13 years since we formally launched as CATM. Actually we didn’t have a name when we started. Two different members of the mission’s Development ...read more