The Royal Law

Click Here to listen to the message… When Jesus was asked what was the greatest commandment His reply was, “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ All the … More The Royal Law

Poets

Click Here to listen to the message… A beautiful lake filled with life and surrounded by life and beauty can only remain that way if it has a constant in-flow and a constant out-flow. That inward and outward movement of water keeps the water in the lake healthy and filled with life. If, for some … More Poets

Crossroads

Click Here to listen to the message… “Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial…” (James 1:12) We all face trials in life. When we do, it is like we are at a crossroads…we have a choice of which direction to take in the face of temptation or trials. The direction we choose can lead … More Crossroads

Dokimion

Click Here to listen to the message… James begins his “How To” manual for the life we’ve been created to live with what appears to be some insanity. However, when we study what James is saying we find that a life of transcendent happiness beyond care, labor, and death (the “blessed” life…the “Makarios” life) is … More Dokimion

Pure in Heart…

Click Here to listen to the message… When Jesus says, “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God”, He is challenging us to a deeper and more exacting kind of self-reflection. Some people weave such a web of lies that they can no longer tell what is real and what is make-believe. … More Pure in Heart…

Hunger & Thirst

Click Here to listen to the message… It is a really good thing Jesus didn’t say, “Blessed are those who EAT & DRINK of righteousness.” He said, “…those who HUNGER & THIRST…” That gives all of us hope! Listen in this week as we learn what biblical righteousness is and what Jesus meant when he … More Hunger & Thirst

New Creation…

Click Here to listen to the message. Our newest series, “New Creation…” builds upon our last series “A Long Obedience…” and last week’s baptism service. In Matthew 5:1-12, Jesus lays out a lifestyle/value system/ethic for those who choose to follow Him. In one of His most intimate teachings, Jesus shares His heart and the Truth … More New Creation…