Paul dives headlong into sin and the repercussions of sin (very specifically, “sexual immorality”). Unfortunately the church is sometimes blind about the seriousness of all sin and its consequences in our lives and how that affects the Gospel message that we are called to live out as Christ’s ambassadors to the world. Paul was concerned … More Pay Attention
Red State vs. Blue State…Liberal vs. Conservative…Us vs. Them. We see in society the results of setting up false dichotomies. In an “us versus them” society, anyone who doesn’t agree with you, think like you, look like you, etc. is your enemy. Life isn’t meant to be lived that way because we are ALWAYS going … More Navigate the Gray
We live in a society that is so divided and divisive…Is this how it is supposed to be? This can’t be what life and society are supposed to be about, can it? Unity, wholeness, oneness are written into the character of God. Jesus came, lived, died, and rose again so that we “may all be … More Whose Idea WasThis?
As we close out the “Live the Greatest Life Possible” series, we dive into Philippians 4, where Paul lays out a process to perpetuate joy and freedom in Christ. It begins with celebration…our final Spiritual Discipline. Check earlier posts/messages to learn about the many other Spiritual Disciplines that can help you enter into God’s presence … More Celebrate!
How do I pray? This is an excerpt of our “Participate with the Presence” message on prayer where we focus on the “how” question. If you ever wonder how you can begin to pray with the power and authority of Jesus, this is a simple guide to how we can begin to pray like Jesus … More How to Pray
What is prayer? Why do we pray? (or, what is the point of prayer?) How do I pray? Continuing our series, “Live the Greatest Life Possible”, we talk about one of the greatest privileges and opportunities we can have as human beings…participating in an ongoing dialogue with the Creator of the universe. Click this link … More Participate with the Presence (full)
God does not call us to live “timid, grave-tending” lives. Jesus came, lived, died, and rose again so that we might have the Full Life! A Full Life is a life lived with adventurous expectation of what God HAS done in the past, IS doing right now, and WILL do in the future. A Full … More Adventurously Expectant
Click Here to listen to the message… Listen in as our guest speaker, Adam Sieff, shares with us about God’s redemption and the hope we have in Him!
Do you want to live the greatest life you could possibly live? Click Here to listen to the message… Building on Jesus’ 8 beatitudes, we are moving into studying the book of James. James is basically a “How to” manual of practical applications of living the life Christ came, lived, died, and rose again that … More James – Genuine Faith
Click Here to listen to the message… After Jesus lays out His 8 beatitudes of how to live the new life He came so that we might live, He follows up with a challenge and a call for all those who follow Him to be salt and light in this world. Unfortunately, we had technical … More Light