Still Here, In the Wilderness

December 14, 2014
Sometimes the burden of being perfect is a little much. Let's listen to John's words that you need not be the prophet or the king. You can just be there…

The Kingdom and Keo Way

November 23, 2014
We are reminded in this commonly-cited passage that Christianity is a religion that speaks frequently of a judgement in the kingdom of God, even if we leave such judgements up…

Love is Not Passive

November 9, 2014
We talk about exploring Progressive Christian Theology every week in Ankeny UCC. What does that mean? What does that look like? It looks like expanding the kingdom of God and…

Finding Ourselves in Human Form

September 28, 2014
Philippians gives us insight into Paul's beliefs about the nature of Christ for the continuing community of Christ's followers. Jesus found his unique nature in community with other humans. Jesus's…

Serious Temptation

March 9, 2014
Jesus's temptation is to do everything himself and avoid the messy work of people. We have the same temptation, to go alone rather than building a team. We have the…