Do we allow ourselves to see the world as God sees? To look at the world truthfully and honestly.
Message for October 8, 2017 Glennon Heights Mennonite ChurchBetsy Headrick McCraeScripture passage: Isaiah 5:1-7 and Matthew 21:33-46Sour grapesSour grapes are not good fruit. I have had a bitter taste in my mouth since weheard the news of another mass shooting in Las Vegas last Sunday. Sour, sour grapesindeed.Where did things go wrong? Why does this
Message for July 16, 2017Glennon Heights Mennonite ChurchBetsy Headrick McCraeScripture passages: Isaiah 55:10-13 and Matthew 13:1-17Good seed, good soilI’m not much of a gardener myself but I love to watch – and benefit from! – otherpeople’s gardens. I love this time of year when homegrown produce becomes available.When those seeds so lovingly planted and tended
Reflections for Sunday, February 8, 2015Glennon Heights Mennonite ChurchBetsy Headrick McCraeScripture passage: Isaiah 40:21-31What do you know? What have you heard?Before I share a few thoughts with you this morning, I need to give you a headsup. This is going to be an interactive morning; I’m going to ask you to share yourthoughts as well.
In this passage, Jesus uses 4 different words related to seeing or looking. blepete idhte agrupneite grhgorh Don’t worry, there’s not going to be a quiz on the Greek stuff. blepete comes from blepw, the general purpose NT word for see But it also carries a connotation of the ability to see, not blind. Like
Message for February 5, 2017Glennon Heights Mennonite ChurchBetsy Headrick McCraeScripture passages: Isaiah 58:1-12 and Matthew 5:13-16Then your light will shineWe are living in a time of upheaval. Things seem to be happening fast. We don’tknow what’s coming next. For some of us, perhaps, the changes feel good and right. Forothers of us, they cause distress.