A Community of Misfits on a Mission

Sermons from May 2021

No More Normal

In this message, Pastor T. C. kicks off the “Campfire” teaching series on Pentecost Sunday using Acts 2 as a framework. The three themes from the Text which will frame the series are Gather, Center, and Wonder. These are important themes to reflect on as we navigate what it means to return to some semblance…

God and Place

In this message, Pastor T. C. teaches on the difference between land and place. Attaching sacred meaning to the land can point us to God or it can become a satanic dividing wall. We are called to seeking the renewal of our city, but we must not mistake the sign (place) for the signified (God).

Upstream Shalom

In this message, Pastor T. C. connects Roots’ value of shalom (in all four dimensions: God, self, others, world) with confronting the challenge of global warming. We will not prevent the most costly consequences of climate change with individualistic solutions. We need to look ‘upstream’ to systemic solutions.