The Walking Dead…is that a real thing? Maybe not, but “The Walking Death” may be a better descriptor. The corruption of this world (& religion) does not offer life. It only offers death and darkness. Jesus invites us to bring His life, the Full Life, to this world through the power of the Holy Spirit. … More Whoever Has Ears – The Walking Dead
Corruption is a serious issue in the world today. We, as the church, are called to be the hands and feet of Jesus Christ…Corruption within destroys our witness to the world. Corruption in our lives and in the church is like a viral infection…A virus is an outside corrupting force that does nothing but bring … More Whoever Has Ears – Corrupted
Have you compromised? If your answer is “yes” or “no”, the next question we need to ask is, How does it show in my life? The church in Pergamum struggled with attempting to “blend” their faithful, Christian life with the worldly life of the culture of Pergamum. Jesus called for the Christian requirement of sharp … More Whoever Has Ears – Draw the Line
Do you have “Spiritual Myopia”? Is eternity out of focus? Are you only able to focus on your life on earth? Do you ever think about how this life might be a process of preparation for the rest of eternity? The churches in Ephesus & Smyrna struggled in areas that could be characterized by their … More Whoever Has Ears – Myopia
In the book of Revelation (chapters 2 & 3), John shares Jesus’ words of encouragement and challenge to 7 churches. In this mini-series, “Whoever Has Ears…”, we are learning about what Jesus saw in these 7 churches and how his encouragement and challenge applies to us today. Some suggest that the challenges facing these 7 … More The 1st Love
What would you do if you knew that Jesus was returning next week? When reading the book of Revelation, too often we perseverate on all the details of John’s poetic imagery trying to “crack the code” and “figure out” the end times… We lose sight of the importance of Revelation…the hope in the victory and … More What Would Be Different?
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)
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.
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
Happy Mother’s Day!! On this Mother’s Day, it is important for us to realize the power & beauty God has placed in mothers, women, girls. Women, you are of infinite worth. You are powerful beyond measure. And, with great power comes great responsibility. In this passage, Paul is talking to the church about our interdependence. … More Power & Beauty