Revelation 1:1-8 Today, we start a three-week series on a very topical issue to many: the “End Times” or the “Last Days” as informed by the Book of Revelation – the last book in our Bible. There is probably no more difficult, confusing, misunderstood, debated, misquoted, misused, etc. book than this one. This is especially […]

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II Samuel 21:15-22 Our series on the Core Values behind our vision statement concludes. In our struggle to come up with it, certain values kept rising up. These are what we will be focusing on for the next several weeks: Trust, Compassion, Relationship, Authenticity, Boldness, and Collaboration. Today, we look at Collaboration. The Desert Southwest […]

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II Timothy 1:7 Our series on the Core Values behind our vision statement continues. In our struggle to come up with it, certain values kept rising up. These are what we will be focusing on for the next several weeks: Trust, Compassion, Relationship, Authenticity, Boldness, and Collaboration. Today, we look at Boldness. The Desert Southwest […]

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Romans 12:9 Our series on the Core Values behind our vision statement continues. In our struggle to come up with it, certain values kept rising up. These are what we will be focusing on for the next several weeks: Trust, Compassion, Relationship, Authenticity, Boldness, and Collaboration. Today, we look at Authenticity. The Desert Southwest Conference’s […]

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Luke 10:25-37 Our series on the Core Values behind our vision statement continues. In our struggle to come up with it, certain values kept rising up. These are what we will be focusing on for the next several weeks: Trust, Compassion, Relationship, Authenticity, Boldness, and Collaboration. Today, we look at Relationship. The Desert Southwest Conference’s […]

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Core Values: Compassion

Isaiah 49:15-16 Our series on the Core Values behind our vision statement continues. In our struggle to come up with it, certain values kept rising up. These are what we will be focusing on for the next several weeks: Trust, Compassion, Relationship, Authenticity, Boldness, and Collaboration. Today, we look at Compassion. The Desert Southwest Conference’s […]

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Core Values: Trust

Proverbs 3:5-6, Joshua 1:9 Our series on the Core Values behind our vision statement begins. In our struggle to come up with it, certain values kept rising up. These are what we will be focusing on for the next several weeks: Trust, Compassion, Relationship, Authenticity, Boldness, and Collaboration. Today, we look at Trust. The Desert […]

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United in Hope

Ephesians 4:4 Our series on the Desert Southwest Conference’s Vision Statement concludes: God calls us to be A Courageous Church: Loving like Jesus, Acting for Justice, United in hope.

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Acting for Justice

Luke 4:18 Our series on the Desert Southwest Conference’s Vision Statement continues: God calls us to be A Courageous Church: Loving like Jesus, Acting for Justice, United in hope. In the United Methodist Church, we talk a lot about justice, mercy, and grace. Here is how it was explained to me long ago: Justice is […]

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Loving Like Jesus

John 13:34 Our series on the Desert Southwest Conference’s Vision Statement continues: God calls us to be A Courageous Church: Loving like Jesus, Acting for justice, United in hope. What does it mean to be a Courageous Church? To be loving like Jesus?

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