Preparing for Lent

by Dave SimFebruary 14th — which falls on Valentine’s Day in 2018 — is known in the Church calendar as Ash Wednesday.  Lent begins every year with Ash Wednesday and ends on Holy Thursday.  In total, Lent is the 40 (plus 6 Sundays) days before Easter, and is a time set aside for believers to take on  a posture of repentance, prayer, and fasting.  […]

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Resolved in 2018

Every year around this time people make New Year’s resolutions looking to turnaround some aspect of their life. The…Posted by David Jin Sim on Friday, December 29, 2017Follow Dave Sim on FacebookListen to sermons from Renew Church here

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Jesus’ Protest in the Temple

Pastor Dave Sim of Renew Church.

    Dave Sim with his kids.

From Dave Sim’s Facebook post “Jesus’ Protest in the Temple” dated 09/27/2017.

This Sunday’s lectionary Gospel text is timely given our country’s current context of protest and disdain for this protest, ie., NFL players/Trump. Jesus has just cleansed the temple and now occupies it in protest of the corruption/injustices rampant in the temple religious system.

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