Eastside’s Reverend Timothy Lloyd explores grief, empathy, and the paradox of joy and suffering in this second sermon of the Lent season. The scripture reading comes from Romans 12:9-15: “Let love be genuine; hate what is evil, hold fast to what is good; love one another with mutual affection; outdo one another in showing honor. Do […]
“Fear not.” We see this command often in the Bible. But what resources do Christ-followers have for approaching the complexity and challenge of anxiety? Eastside’s Reverend Timothy Lloyd preaches on fear and anxiety on this first Sunday of Lent, with a reading from Luke 10:38-42: “Now as they went on their way, he entered a […]
Reverend Timothy Lloyd addresses the United Methodist mission and identity in the aftermath of the United Methodist General Conference and the passage of the Traditional Plan. And on this Transfiguration Sunday we reflect on the transfiguring moments that have shaped us and will shape us in love as we move forward. Scripture: Luke 9:28-43 NRSV
This week Eastside’s Reverend Timothy Lloyd preaches on lessons in interpretation and inclusion from the early days of the Christian church – and their relevance for big decisions facing United Methodists this coming week. Read this week’s Scripture selection.
“Then an angel of the Lord said to Philip, ‘Get up and go toward the south to the road that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza.’ (This is a wilderness road.) So he got up and went. Now there was an Ethiopian eunuch, a court official of the Candace, queen of the Ethiopians, in […]
“When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then he will sit on the throne of his glory. All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats, and he will put the sheep […]
This week we welcomed New Hope UMC pastor Abby Norman as she showed us how the consciousness of being “beloved” plays out in the story of Esther, Vashti, and Xerxes. Read this week’s Scripture selection.
What is the proper way to understand Scripture and all that comes with it? Today Eastside’s Reverend Timothy Lloyd preaches on interpretation through the spirit of Christ in part 3 of Eastside’s “You Are Loved” series. “One of the scribes came near and heard them disputing with one another, and seeing that he answered them […]
Rev. Timothy Lloyd preaches from the parable of the good Samaritan for this second part of Eastside’s “You Are Loved” series. “Just then a lawyer stood up to test Jesus. ‘Teacher,’ he said, ‘what must I do to inherit eternal life?’ He said to him, ‘What is written in the law? What do you read there?’ He […]
Rev. Timothy Lloyd preaches on the significance of Jesus’s baptism and calling for us in this first part of Eastside’s new series “You Are Loved.” “As the people were filled with expectation, and all were questioning in their hearts concerning John, whether he might be the Messiah, John answered all of them by saying, ‘I baptize […]