* CALL TO WORSHIP Do not avoid the light of God but expose yourself to it. Come to the light so that it will be clear that God is involved in all the good things that you do.
* PRAYER OF CONFESSION Ruler of our enemies and our allies, adversary of evil everywhere, Savior of all who put their trust in you, we confess that we do not always turn your light on ourselves as carefully as on the behavior of others. We are too prone to spotlight the failures and injustices of other societies than our own. In our
Are you paying attention? Or are you paying attention to the wrong stuff? A voice that sounds a lot like Wisdom as we met her in Proverbs begs us to learn from past experience, so as not to spend money when we can get free stuff. The first generation liberated from Egypt died in the desert because they didn’t learn. And when the people pointed with oohs and ahhs towards current events, Jesus asked them to learn from the past to recognize that some things are not as significant as the eternal choices.
The government has finally woken up to the fact that the health of our children in this country is threatened by their food. For two generations, since World War II, food has become increasingly processed and the era of the fast food meal is well and truly with us.
Karen hates church. She feels it's a place where people are brainwashed. She thinks the people who go to church are weak, looking for a crutch in sermons that tell them how to behave. Karen clearly has an issue with established religion.