Pentacost Sunday San Francisco Lighthouse reflected how the Holy Spirit dwells within us. Amanda Loper drew these series of slides to tell God's story.
"I have noticed this point too, my friends, that in soldiering the people whose one aim is to keep alive usually find a wretched and dishonorable death, while the people who, realizing that death is the common lot of all men, make it their endeavour to die with honour, somehow seem more often to reach old age and to have a happier life when they are alive." --Xenonphon
This Sunday join us as Dr. Jeffrey Garner unpacks more of how we can love God intimately.
Sunday | Celebration Gathering | 9:30 and 11:00
Come 5 minutes early. Grab a Coffee. Sing and sway into God's presence.
Guest post by Sarah Mebasser.
I have spent a great deal of time trying to understand God, to categorize Him, to come up with a theology that will allow me to predict His response to any given stimuli. I have failed. I’m not sure if it’s because God is simply unpredictable, or because we humans are too small to comprehend the systems He employs in his decision-making, but God has never been successfully pinned down, mapped out, or dissected. He resists systematic study.
Summer becomes real for me when I get to the mountains, smell the pine-y air, dip my toes in a lake, stay up late watching the sun drop behind the mountains and the stars peak out. So I was anxious to get out of the city as soon as I finished my commitments to teaching the last week of June. I hit the road with some friends to backpack on the Lost Coast in Northern California.
James Lee talks about his own bittersweet departure from Lighthouse and the Lord's greater narrative.
Personally, my own faith is bolstered by the words—far from being dried—of the ladies of Easter baptism, as they are baptized into the body and as they drink into the Spirit (1 Corinthians 12:13). In fact, it might be better to just hear the gulps for yourself.