This past Saturday night at Refuge, Lead Teacher Brian brought us the story of Jesus at a dinner party with a bunch of religious people. In this story, an uninvited guest shows up….the town prostitute. If the religious people were right, Jesus would have condemned this woman. Check it out, as we continue our series on the book of Luke.
Saturday night at Refuge Church, Lead Teacher Brian talked about something we can all relate to….Food. Jesus shared meals with people from a lot of different backgrounds. The religious people of his day were offended that he would eat with such ‘Scum’. Sharing a meal with someone can be a very intimate thing, and God wired us to be relational.
This past Saturday night at Refuge Church, we had our annual Christmas service to remember the birth of the Messiah. Jesus’ birth was the beginning of the change of EVERYTHING. But in our culture, it seems to stop right there. What is Christmas all about anyway? Well, it’s about a lot more than just a baby being born. After all, the baby was born…to die. Grab some hot cocoa and give it a listen….