The cross is an affront to the “wisdom” of a world of power and possessions. Hear Eastside’s pastoral resident Rachel Williams preach today’s sermon, drawing on Paul’s challenge to the Corinthian Christians to challenge us. Read today’s Scripture from 1 Corinthians chapter 1.
Eastside celebrates resurrection. On this Easter, Reverend Timothy Lloyd preaches on the ties that connect resurrection, God’s love for the world, and the church’s mission in the world. Read this week’s Scripture selection from John 21:1-17.
Eastside’s Reverend Timothy Lloyd preaches today’s Palm Sunday sermon on Christ’s entry into humanity’s isolation, and our call to transform the loneliness around us. Read today’s Scripture selection, from Luke’s account of Jesus’ final entry into Jerusalem.
Eastside’s Reverend Timothy Lloyd preaches on the very Christian phenomenon of growing out of our religious understandings and into deeper ones. “Love never ends. As for prophecies, they will pass away; as for tongues, they will cease; as for knowledge, it will pass away. For we know in part and we prophesy in part, but when the perfect comes, […]
Eastside’s Reverend Timothy Lloyd preaches on the reality of regret, guilt, and failure – and our paths to living with them in light of God’s love. Read this sermon’s Scripture selection.
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.