2022

On Contextual Relevance

On Contextual Relevance First Sunday of Advent: Condensed version of Luke, Chapters 1-3 Traceymay Kalvaitis The birth of every baby is part of a larger story, the story of our parents, their parents, and events in the world that shape the culture of the time. I was...

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On Holding the Whole Story

Psalm 46: 1-3 On Holding the Whole Story November 20, 2022 Reign of Christ Sunday Traceymay Kalvaitis God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth should change, though the mountains shake in the heart of...

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On Greatest Value

On Greatest Value November 13, 2022 Traceymay Kalvaitis Psalm 19: 1-4, 14 The heavens are telling the glory of God; and the firmament proclaims his handiwork. Day to day pours forth speech, and night to night declares knowledge. There is no speech, nor are there...

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On Why We Divide

On Why We Divide November 6, 2022 Traceymay Kalvaitis Job 19: 23-25 O that my words were written down! O that they were inscribed in a book! O that with an iron pen and with lead they were engraved on a rock for ever! For I know that my Redeemer lives, and that at the...

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On Searching and Being Found

On Searching and Being Found October 30, 2022 Traceymay Kalvaitis  Isaiah 1: 10-13, 16-20 Hear the word of the Lord,  you rulers of Sodom!  Listen to the teaching of our God, you people of Gomorrah! What to me is the multitude of your sacrifices?  says the Lord; I...

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On Grace Alone_Sola Gracia

On Grace Alone: Sola Gratia October 23, 2022 Traceymay Kalvaitis Luke 18: 9-14 He also told this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous and regarded others with contempt: “Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other...

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On Persistence As Faith

On Persistence as Faith October 16, 2022 Traceymay Kalvaitis Psalm 119:105-109 Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path. I have taken an oath and confirmed it, that I will follow your righteous laws. I have suffered much; preserve my life, Lord, according...

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On What Gratefulness Can Do

On What Gratefulness Can Do October 9, 2022 Traceymay Kalvaitis Psalm 111:1 Praise the Lord! I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart, in the company of the upright, in the congregation. Luke 17:11-19 On the way to Jerusalem Jesus was going through the...

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On Having Faith vs. Living Faithfully

On Having Faith vs. Living Faith October 2, 2022 Traceymay Kalvaitis Habakkuk 2:4 Behold, he whose soul is not upright in him shall fail, but the righteous shall live by his faith. Luke 17:5-10 The apostles said to the Lord, “Increase our faith!” And the Lord said,...

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On Where We Meet the World

On Where We Meet the World and How We Mind Our Gate September 25, 2022 Traceymay Kalvaitis Amos 5: 4, 12-15 For thus says the Lord to the house of Israel: Seek me and live; For I know how many are your transgressions, and how great are your sins –you who afflict the...

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