We continued our series on I John, covering 1 Jn 1:5-2:14
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We have begun a series that will cover a number of our prayer meetings this fall on the epistle First John. David Williamson will lead us through studying the letter. The first session gave background and looked at the prologue (1 John 1:1-4).
We got behind while switching up the posting routine, here are the talks through the summer including the talks in the series we did on the seven signs in the gospel of John over the summer and the series on service love from the spring. Here’s what you will find below.
April 22nd talk from Matt Brennan on how God guides us
May 6th reflections from Brian Bradford on sharing the gospel
May 20th Peter Dunlop talk To Serve is to Love
Signs in John:
July 10 - Healing of the officials son and healing of the lame man (Jn 4:46-54, 5:2-9) by Fr. Kyle Kilpatrick
July 24 - Feeding the 5000 (Jn 6:1-14) by Jim Parr
August 7 - Walking on Water (Jn 6:15-21) by Rebeca Sastre
August 21 - Healing of the man born blind (Jn 9) by Beth Parker
The other two signs are water into wine (Jn 2:1-11) and raising of Lazarus (Jn 11) but the recording didn’t work for the first, and we didn’t have space for the seventh.
David Williamson shares some reflections on orienting during Holy Week.
Rebeca Sastre shares her experience discerning living single for the Lord.
Joseph Mathias shares his encouragement to consider drawing near to the Lord during the Lenten season in context of God's time.
Stan Mathay gives an orientation to the 40 days of Lent titled Experience More of the Blessings of the Covenant.
Dan Keating discusses the importance of Advent in our winter celebrations, namely, the central focus being on Christ's second return.
Noel Delgadillocontinues our look into Gratitude, focusing on Gratitude for Community Life. From Miami to Belfast, his reflections give of 4 words of insight into God's heart for community:
- Eternal Imagination
We continued the gratitude series with a talk from Jon Wilson called Gratitude for Salvation.
We continued the gratitude series with a talk from Brian Laba called Gratitude for Creation.
Angelique Nowak shared about prayer needs in her family for her fathers health and John Yocum started a series on gratitude with a marvelous talk. The gratitude series will last through much of the fall.
Mikayla Pardon shares with us some her journey and the new chapter of joining the Sisters of Life.
Sarah Williamson shared her testimony.
Ped Dunlop shared part of his story with us.
Our beloved Miguel Delgadillo gave us a farewell address.
Our beloved Rachel Pepmeyer also gave us a farewell address.
Karina Dunkel shared some of her experience of community life.
The legendary Brian Laba shared with us on Matthew 5:14-16.
Steve Coomes has returned to us from Texas.
Luis Acre spoke to us about God's light.
David Williamson shared some reflections on our community's new name: Light of Christ
Stan Mathay led us in a Bible study on John 13:1-20 and then shared some of his reflections on the passage.