Sermons from March 2015

Sermons from March 2015

The Hidden Conversion: Hospitality and the Image of God – The Spirit of Hospitality

When Jesus converted the water into wine at a wedding in Cana, two conversions took place (John 2:1-11). The first conversion, water miraculously changing into wine, captures readers’ attention and draws the most ink. But there is another important detail of the story, which few see, and yet it maintains a critical place in the center of the biblical story at large. It is the second conversion: Jesus turns from guest to host at the wedding. This conversion is at…

The Hidden Conversion: Hospitality and the Image of God – The Stranger Among Us

When Jesus converted the water into wine at a wedding in Cana, two conversions took place (John 2:1-11). The first conversion, water miraculously changing into wine, captures readers’ attention and draws the most ink. But there is another important detail of the story, which few see, and yet it maintains a critical place in the center of the biblical story at large. It is the second conversion: Jesus turns from guest to host at the wedding. This conversion is at…