Last Night at BSM

March 20, 2017

Devin Johns preached on “Reclaiming Evangelism” through the eyes of the Samaritan woman in John 4. She attests to the power in the word evangelism, the impact of shaming the Samaritan woman as Western readers, and the act of taking … Continue reading

Last Night at BSM

March 14, 2017

Rev. Michele Ward preaches the second week of Lent on “Gospel Love” in John 3:1-17. Nicodemus comes to Jesus seeking answers to questions. Instead of answering the question he wants answered, Jesus invites Nicodemus to see and to enter the … Continue reading

Last Night at BSM

March 7, 2017

Last night at BSM, we began the season of Lent through the celebration of Ash Wednesday. The BSM church community gathered to sing, meditate, pray, and receive the imposition of ashes, and to hear the words, “in life and in … Continue reading

Last Night at BSM

Last night at BSM, Rev. Sammie Evans preached on the temptation of Jesus in the wilderness in the Gospel of Matthew. She spoke to the draws to power, and to the realities of its misuse in social, political, and religious … Continue reading

Last Night at BSM

March 1, 2017

Devin Johns preaches on the Transfiguration of Jesus (Matthew 17:1-9) in her sermon “Spreadsheets and Faith.” The transfiguration is not only about Jesus, but also about us, too. It’s about the blurry line between faith and knowledge, and “how meager … Continue reading

Last Night at BSM

February 23, 2017

Rev. Sammie Evans preached a sermon titled “Holy Like Your God Is Holy” on Leviticus 19:1-2, 9-18 this past Sunday. Holiness for humanity is tied up with the holiness of all of creation, especially the natural world. None of are … Continue reading