Sep 12

Church Attendance: Why? I Already Know Jesus Loves Me, “The Bible Tells Me So”

As believers, It is absolutely true that we have a holy desire to give glory to God for all He has done and continues to do for us. But we can do that anywhere – we don’t need to attend a “worship service” to do that. So what’s so special about that hour on Sunday morning? What happens there that can’t happen anywhere else? Continue reading

Apr 11

ASK THE PASTOR: How is the Lectionary (reading schedule) Organized?

The readings are organized around the seasons of the “Church Year.” The lectionary (reading calendar) currently in use at Risen Christ is a three year reading schedule that follows the historic practice of reading a selection from the Old Testament … Continue reading

Apr 10

ASK THE PASTOR: How do you Choose Readings for Sunday?

Pastor, how do you choose the readings for each Sunday service?  The simple answer is, “I don’t.” The readings we use each Sunday are generally the same readings used by a significant proportion of Christians around the world. By using … Continue reading