inner-life-of-devotion-to-god-oasis-of-love-cebuThis week’s gospel passage challenges us to consider the reason we do the things we do for Christ.  Do we do it because we “want to please him” or because it grows out of deep relationship with Christ that creates in us Christ-like Spirit?  The story challenges us as a church to look at the purpose and vitality of our worship as it spring-boards us back into the world to serve others alongside a loving God. – Rev. Steve Van Ostran