Why We Can’t Talk about Jesus without Talking about Salvation

Date: October 15, 2023

Speaker(s): Naomi Yoder

Series: Bring Your Baggage

Passage(s): Luke 19:1-10

Salvation/Saved - While in popular Christian language “being saved” has often referred to “accepting Jesus as your personal Lord and Savior,” Biblical language of “salvation” and “saving” also refers to being kept safe, rescue, healing, restoration, deliverance, being set free, and more. It is both personal and communal. Spiritual salvation, rooted in the generous grace of God, contains paradox and partnership. It is a present reality and a future promise.
More Than A Meal

Date: November 13, 2022

Speaker(s): Merle Hostetler

Series: The Messiah and the Marginalized

Passage(s): Luke 19:1-10, Psalm 119:137-144

Jesus, as he interacts with Zacchaeus, connects across a complex web of privilege and limitations related to economics, authority, ability, and hospitality. Where are we called to "look up?" Where are we called to "come down?" What are we being called to see from new perspectives?