Author: Kurt Willems

Patri•Archy and the Way of Jesus #4: The Patriarchy & the Idol of -isms

In this series, Pastor Jenn Shaffer leads us through a series of conversations about Jesus and patriarchy. Through sermons and panel discussions, we explore the ways in which patriarchy—ancient and modern—is completely at odds with the way of Jesus. At the end of the series Pastor Kurt will give a wrap up message as we anticipate there will be lots to process and integrate into our church family’s DNA. Following this series we will watch a message by Christena Cleveland on how to be an ally when we have privilege.

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Unchosen Lessons (Bishop Perry Engle)

Bishop Perry takes an intimate look at the past 18 months of his family’s life. A dear family friend suddenly took his own life and they’ve had to hold all of the emotions and questions that come from such a tragic loss. Perry walks through lessons that he’d rather of not had to learn, but has learned in the midst of such tragedy. These are unchosen. Yet, in the midst of pain and loss, God does whatever God can to bring hope and healing—even if something outside of God’s desired plan has happened.

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Patri•Archy and the Way of Jesus #3: Men’s Stories (Jenn Shaffer with Ben A., Ben W. and Andrew)

In this series, Pastor Jenn Shaffer leads us through a series of conversations about Jesus and patriarchy. Through sermons and panel discussions, we explore the ways in which patriarchy—ancient and modern—is completely at odds with the way of Jesus. At the end of the series Pastor Kurt will give a wrap up message as we anticipate there will be lots to process and integrate into our church family’s DNA.

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Patri•Archy and the Way of Jesus #2: Women’s Stories (Jenn Shaffer with Lizzie, Beth, & Tera))

In this series, Pastor Jenn Shaffer leads us through a series of conversations about Jesus and patriarchy. Through sermons and panel discussions, we explore the ways in which patriarchy—ancient and modern—is completely at odds with the way of Jesus. At the end of the series Pastor Kurt will give a wrap up message as we anticipate there will be lots to process and integrate into our church family’s DNA.

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