The Why Game

Preacher: Jessie Houff Scripture: Acts 2:1-21 and Romans 8:22-27 Today is Pentecost Sunday. As I think back to my childhood, I very vaguely remember Pentecost. To me it was just another Sunday. As a child growing up in the church, I couldn’t comprehend The Holy Spirit or what it meant. I do remember one random…

He’s Back

  “He’s Back” – Nathan Hosler Acts 2:14a, 22-32, John 20:19-31, 1 Peter 1:3-9 The year was 2002. Just 24 months into the new millennium and there I was—sent but sitting in the dark. I was in Weierhof, a small German village of about 900 people an hour southwest of Frankfurt. Was with Eastern Mennonite…

Root-Bound

Root-Bound (Joel 2:23-32; Luke 18:9-14) Jennifer Hosler             Very rarely do we hear news stories about genuine repentance.  We often hear PR statements, statements regretting the fallout of actions, words that express regret for the pain caused – but often not apology and claim to wrong action. We might hear “I’m sorry that my words…