Weekly Sermons

Prayer From 6′ Away and Behind a Mask

Most of us could use a Do-over when it comes to prayer. We wonder how it works during the most normal of times. During a pandemic, it’s hard to find our way to prayer at all. Prayer is more than begging God to fix our problems. And prayer is meant for all of us, not...

Dare we talk about abortion?

There are few issues as divisive in our country as abortion. For many people, their political choices narrow down to how their candidate votes on this single issue. If someone is public about their views it almost immediately gets them pigeon-holed as one of...

Do-Over: “Love Beyond Agreement”

Our relational commitments among Highlanders include ‘loving beyond agreement.’ We want to be a community who does the hard work of love and respect even when we disagree theologically, politically, or personally. Do we really mean it when we say, “Conservative AND...

Conservative & Liberal Here…

When we say, “conservative and liberal here, we’ve all gotta give a little here,” what do we mean? As we work to hold this part of our Ethos with integrity, we’ll look together at Jesus, who was counter-cultural in the way he interacted with...

Fighters become Farmers in the Peaceable Kingdom of God

In our summer series “Do Overs”, we’ve been exploring the many ways that God is always giving us a second chance, a third or a ten thousandth if we need it. In the 7th century B.C. the prophet Isaiah had a vision of what the kingdom of God might look like when the...