Buy the Field

09/25/2022 – Buy the Field With the Babylonian army about to take control over Jerusalem and all of Judah, God tells Jeremiah to buy a field. Why buy a field that is about to be unusable? How might this story be an encouragement for us today in 2022? Our services are...

The Parable of the Unjust Steward

09/18/2022 – The Parable of the Unjust Steward What can we learn from a shady steward who steals from his master twice … and gets commended for it? Our services are streamed every Sunday on our YouTube channel (https://ekklesiaraleigh.org/youtube). Join us...

Bulletin – 2022-09-18

This page is designed specifically for mobile devices in use on Sunday mornings. Jump to: SONG LYRICS AND READINGS  |  CONTACT FORM  |  PRAYER FORM  |  ANNOUNCEMENTS Bulletin for Sunday, September 18, 2022 The Parable of the Unjust Steward Pilot Me - Lyrics Pilot Me I...

Demoting ‘The Greatest of These’

09/11/2022 – Demoting ‘The Greatest of These’ A tragic reversal has taken place in our political and religous lives. Where policy/positions used to be flexible and civility/virtue nonnegotiable, we now embrace the opposite. Virtue has been demoted …...

Bulletin – 2022-09-11

This page is designed specifically for mobile devices in use on Sunday mornings. Jump to: SONG LYRICS AND READINGS  |  CONTACT FORM  |  PRAYER FORM  |  ANNOUNCEMENTS Bulletin for Sunday, September 11, 2022 Demoting ‘The Greatest of These’ Sing My Love -...

Time is Offensive

09/04/2022 – Time is Offensive With kids heading off to new schools, I have been thinking a lot about time and what it means to live a life of substance. What does the image of chaff and Jesus teaching on the cost of discipleship reveal about the subject? Our services...

Broken Cisterns

08/28/2022 – Broken Cisterns What does a news story about traffic accidents, a news story about economic mobility, and a prophecy from Jeremiah teach us about how we live faithfully in a changing world? Our services are streamed every Sunday on our YouTube channel...

When One Thing Is Two Things

08/21/2022 – When One Thing Is Two Things Our lectionary texts today include two texts about the sabbath, but they couldn’t be more different. The heart behind what we do is as important as what we do. Our services are streamed every Sunday on our YouTube channel...

Peace or Division?

08/14/2022 – Peace or Division What did Jesus mean when he said, “Do you think I came to bring peace on earth? No, I tell you, but division,” what did he mean? Is it as simple as it sounds, or are there layers to the text that shed different light on this...

Snickers, Milk, and Hope

08/07/2022 – Snickers, Milk, and Hope Our lectionary texts this morning are all about faith, but they are also about where faith is lived out… in an Already and Not Yet Kingdom. What can Snickers bars, communion, and NT Wright teach us about how to live this...