Life Together - Pastor Brad Hill

September 2018
In 1939 Dietrich Bonhoeffer wrote a book called “Life Together.” It addresses the fundamental question of “what constitutes our fellowship and our unity as Christians/the church? It is not our common practices, programs, or goals. These things emerge from our common life in Christ. We have one another only through Christ, but through Christ we do have one another, wholly, and for all eternity,” he writes. Wonderfully, right? But then he adds, “Just as surely as God’s desires to lead us to a knowledge of genuine Christian fellowship, so surely must we be overwhelmed by a great disillusionment with others, [ Read More ]

Waiting on God - Pastor Brad Hill

July 2018
A Piece of My Mind: Waiting on God by Pastor Brad Hill We spend a lot of life just waiting, don’t we? We wait in lines for groceries (and I know you evaluate all the lines to pick the shortest and fastest one, right?). I spend a lot of time waiting in traffic. We wait for life’s milestones: graduation, marriage, job, children, and so on. We wait for wayward children to return. We wait for the pain to pass. Together at SCC we wait for the calling of a new pastor. We wait for this interminable “transitional season” to end! [ Read More ]