Category Archives for Scripture

Top 10 Things to Look Forward to this Fall

By jfontelera |

1. Worship! We’re back to our program year worship schedule with services at 9 and 11 a.m., and 5 p.m. Our… Read More

Guest Blog: Jennifer Aycock on Sabbath

By jfontelera |

As I shared from Philippians 3:2-11 on Sunday, Sabbath reminds us to whom we belong and who we are. We… Read More

Weekly Message: Checking Our Exceptionalism

By nicholaspetersen |

As we continue in this fall’s “Race of a Lifetime” series, I’m keenly aware of the African proverb: “If you… Read More

Spiritual Life Survey Update: Third Priority Determined

By nicholaspetersen |

Our church continues to gain benefit from the Spiritual Life Survey we took earlier this year. Our church leadership is… Read More

Bible 101 Resumes Sept. 14

By nicholaspetersen |

Starting Sept. 14, Bible 101 will resume for Adult Faith Formation. This Fall we are studying the Book of Philippians…. Read More

The Race of a Lifetime

By nicholaspetersen |

This fall in worship, we’ll explore what Scripture calls the “race” of faith. To help you “train,” we’ve also created… Read More

Weekly Message: Life is a Marathon, Not a Sprint

By nicholaspetersen |

“Life’s a marathon, not a sprint.” Recently one of our members reminded me of that phrase as she reflected on… Read More

Weekly Message: Focus on Gentleness

By nicholaspetersen |

As the calendar turns to August, our minds are in many different places. Some are off on well-earned vacations. Some… Read More

Weekly Message: Focus on Faithfulness

By nicholaspetersen |

Every day there’s more bad news, whether from the Middle East or the South Side of Chicago. How do we… Read More

Weekly Message: Examining Generosity

By nicholaspetersen |

It has been another lovely week in Lake Forest. Many of our study groups continue to meet, and it is… Read More

Weekly Message: Considering Kindness

By nicholaspetersen |

Dear Friends, I hope you’re enjoying this lovely summer as much as I am. I can’t believe how pleasant the… Read More

Spiritual Life Survey Update: Biblical Knowledge and Spiritual Practices

By nicholaspetersen |

Last month we updated you on our progress with the Spiritual Life Survey. Over the course of the summer, we will… Read More

Weekly Message: Reflecting on Patience

By nicholaspetersen |

Dear Friends, Growing up, the Fourth of July was always my favorite holiday. Our neighborhood had a very small parade… Read More

Weekly Message: Summer is a Great Time for Spiritual Growth!

By nicholaspetersen |

Dear Friends, With summer upon us, we look forward to warm days and the growth of beautiful (and yummy) things… Read More