What gives us hope? What inspires us? What do we even think about hope? And what is it that we hope for?
Where have you, have we, been surprised by grace? Where have we been surprised by joy? Where have we found ourselves at the end of ministry? The ones receiving, rather than the ones giving? And how did that feel for us?
How do you and we imagine God when we enter into prayer? What is it that keeps you and us going during times in fear? And what is it that is the greatest treasure that has been entrusted to us?
What is it that sustains us in times of delay? What is it that we found our hope upon? And where do we see the bridegroom coming in glory?
Sermon given by Rev. Patrick Crocker at First Christian Church in Las Cruces on November 5, 2023. What comes to mind when we hear the word hypocrite or hypocrisy? What are the teachings that we carry out into our lives
Sermon given by Rev. Patrick Crocker at First Christian Church in Las Cruces on October 29, 2023. A brief footnote to the Gospel in place of a sermon today. As we look at this list of the Beatitudes, the Blessed,
Sermon given by Rev. Patrick Crocker at First Christian Church in Las Cruces on October 8, 2023. What is growing in the vineyards of our own hearts? To who and what have we entrusted the vineyards of our hearts and
Who or what authorizes us as individuals and as community of faith to act, to teach, to live out our faith? What is the basis of it? And where have we found repentance? A turning in our own lives?