Do you need to understand everything in the Bible… to believe in God? to follow Jesus? to be Christ-like? Remembering that the Bible is the story of God and humanity, what does God’s Word say about knowledge & understanding?…about God and about us? Too often, humanity gets our belief and our “understanding” mixed … More Comprende (Understand)
Have you ever wondered why bad things happen? Have you ever asked the question, “If God really is good, how does He let bad things happen?” We live in a world where bad things…terrible things…happen all the time! Why and how does that happen??? Join us this week as we “dive into the deep end” … More Why Do Bad Things Happen?
Prayer guides us into the heart & mind of God… There are 2 aspects of prayer – the words we use & our heart that we bring to our prayers. This week we talk the attitude we bring to prayer and have while praying. Our attitude reflects our heart & motivation. Join us this week … More Attitude of/in Prayer
Our new series this summer, we are responding to YOUR “Questions, Comments, Concerns, & Snide Remarks” This series is designed and driven by you and your thoughts… Our first question is about prayer. What is prayer? How do we pray? What is the point of prayer? Join us this week as we begin talking about … More Prayer Unceasing
Paul closes out his letter to the church in Corinth with the reminder of why we are called to “Fly in Formation”…why we are to come together in unity. It is because eternity is greater than anything we can ask, hope, or imagine. There is something greater waiting for us all! As the church we … More Eternity is Greater.
In beginning to close his letter to the church in Corinth, Paul reminds us all what worship is all about… Worship is all about God and honoring Him. All we do in worship is for the sake of ALL (not just my own needs/desires) We all have a role to play and a gift to … More Flying in Formation
Prior to this message we had a great celebration of baptism within our church family. Baptism is a sign and a seal of God’s promises…so in today’s message we are reminded that our identity is in Christ alone. All people are God’s people and He chooses us, dearly loves us, and wants for us to … More God’s Promise
Paul ends his writing about the spiritual gifts with, “And yet I will show you the most excellent way” (12:31). This “most excellent way” is the gift of love. Without love, all other gifts (& anything else), are worthless. Love is the centerpiece of all we are as Christians. Love is the beginning, middle, and … More Something Missing.
Modern society is becoming increasingly individualistic. The more we “advance” as a society, the less and less communal we become…the less we rely on each other. In this chapter of his letter to the church in Corinth, Paul writes some of the most encouraging & strengthening words for the life & work of the church. … More In One Spirit
In this second half of 1 Corinthians 11, Paul is specifically talking about the Lord’s Supper. However, what Paul is writing about also has a bigger perspective that applies outside of the Lord’s Supper as well…a way of life & being. In participating in the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper, we are to remember Jesus’ … More Come Together