Remain: Reflections on Love and Unity as Christ’s Friends

Remain Grace & Fairview United Methodist Churches May 13, 2012   John 15: 9-17 (CEB) “As the Father loved me, I too have loved you. Remain in my love. 10If you keep my commandments, you will remain in my love, just as I kept my Father’s commandments and remain in his love. 11I have said [...]

In My Life, Lord, Be Glorified

In My Life, Lord, Be Glorified Grace & Fairview United Methodist Churches May 6, 2012 John 15: 1-8 (CEB) “I am the true vine, and my Father is the vineyard keeper. 2He removes any of my branches that don’t produce fruit, and he trims any branch that produces fruit so that it will produce even [...]

Love Known, Love Shown

Love Known, Love Shown Grace & Fairview United Methodist Churches April 29, 2012 1 John 3: 16-24 (CEB) This is how we know love: Jesus laid down his life for us, and we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers and sisters. 17But if a person has material possessions and sees a brother [...]

New Life, New Way

New Life, New Way Grace & Fairview United Methodist Churches April 15, 2012 Acts 4: 32-35 (CEB) The community of believers was one in heart and mind. None of them would say, “This is mine!” about any of their possessions, but held everything in common. 33The apostles continued to bear powerful witness to the resurrection [...]