Monthly Archives: March 2015

Holy Week 2015

Holy Week Worship The Three Days   Thursday, April 2 – Maundy Thursday – 7pm at Trinity     Directions at:   Friday, April 3 – Good Friday – 7pm at St. Jacob’s   Saturday, April 4 – Vigil of Easter – 8pm at Muhlenberg     Directions at: […]

Let’s (Not) Make a Deal

Sometimes we want to cut deals with God, but this God makes no deals.   5th Sunday in Lent (Year B) – March 22, 2015 – Jeremiah 31:31-34 St. Jacob’s-Spaders Lutheran Church, Harrisonburg, Virginia “Let’s (Not) Make a Deal” – Pastor Evan Davis [end of the Escort story – listen […]

Eternal Life Now

John 3:16 has been used as a weapon for too long, so we need to read John 3:17 too.  Eternal life isn’t a future reward for people who have the right answer today.  Eternal life is Jesus, given for you, today.  Get your “JOHN 3:17” posters ready as you listen […]

Not a Marketplace

Jesus says his Father’s house is not a marketplace.  But then he radically redefines where God lives – not in a house, but in a Body.  God’s Body is not a marketplace.     3rd Sunday in Lent (Year B) – March 8, 2015 – John 2:13-22 St. Jacob’s-Spaders Lutheran […]

Crazy Life

God tells Abraham and Sarah a crazy story – that they will have a child while their peers are settling into retirement.  Jesus tells his disciples that his goal is not to achieve total power in Jerusalem, but to suffer execution at the hands of tyrants.  Crazy.  Jesus invites his […]