Connecting Point: September 17, 2017

September 17 Connecting Point Image

Forgiveness can be an uncomfortable challenge. Jesus tells this story after Peter proposes an extravagant limit of forgiveness. He uses the biblical number of perfection, “seven times”. Jesus changes seven to seventy-seven indicating infinity and challenging us to even surpass …

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Connecting Point: September 10, 2017

September 10 connecting point

Asking for forgiveness is not easy, but find out what is even a greater challenge.

Matt explains in his reflection of this week’s Connecting Point.

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Connecting Point: September 3, 2017

September 3 Connecting Point

What obstacles are getting in the way of truly following Jesus?
Check out what Matt Hunt has to say about that:

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Connecting Point: August 27, 2017

August 27 Connecting Point

In John’s Gospel 1:45-51, Nathanael says to Philip, “Can anything good come from Nazareth?”
Nathanael (aka Bartholomew) had a bad attitude toward Jesus even before he actually met him simply because of where he was from.
In contrast, Jesus had …

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Connecting Point: August 20, 2017

August 20 Connecting Point

The Canaanite woman in today’s Gospel calls Jesus to recognize that his mission is to and for all people. She opens his mind to acceptance and inclusion. Our faith is called to be the same way. We are called to …

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Connecting Point: August 13, 2017

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Connecting Point: August 6, 2017

March 12 Connecting Point

Changes can be small or immense.  They can be transforming, or in the case of Jesus today, transfiguring.  His face shone with a glow that could only come from God.  That is how it feels to change your life.  It …

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Connecting Point: July 30, 2017

July 30 Connecting Point

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Connecting Point: July 23, 2017

Perhaps it is a younger sibling, a niece or nephew, your own child or grandchild; perhaps it is a perfect stranger, but there is something about a young child learning to takes its first steps that ignites within us the …

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Connecting Point: July 16, 2017

In today’s gospel we are challenged to open our hearts and minds to hear God’s Word and discern how God is using us in this world. We can, through prayer and meditation, determine God’s “plan” for us. God’s gift of …

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