Author: Nicole Houston

Love the stranger, for you were strangers

On Sunday I preached about God’s call for us to love and welcome the stranger in light of the ongoing refugee crisis in Europe and around the world. Our scripture was Deuteronomy 10:12-22 with a focus on verse 19, “You shall also love the stranger, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt.” As Read More

What is the Church?

Today at our weekly staff meeting, we discussed several quotes from theologians regarding the nature of the church. I just wanted to post these quotes here for your contemplation. Which quote most speaks to you? Which quote makes you feel most uncomfortable? Are there any quotes that you just simply disagree with? Let us know Read More

Spirit Nudgings

Do you remember the scene in Bruce Almighty where Bruce (Jim Carrey) is frantically driving down the road as he pleads for God to give him a sign?  A flashing road sign blinks in front of him “caution ahead” and a construction truck packed with signs reading “stop,” “yield” and “road closed” cuts Bruce off. Read More