This Sunday marks the beginning of Advent, the official start of the Christmas season. Christmas is supposed to be full of joy and celebration, but the truth is, even during the holidays, we all face obstacles that feel as heavy as the stone that sealed Jesus' grave. On Sunday, we'll reflect on how to navigate those obstacles.
To be human is to have questions – deep existential questions about life and its meaning. This Sunday we’ll look at Jesus’ dramatic encounter with Pontius Pilate and explore three great questions Pilate asked Jesus at his trial.
The Gospel of Mark tells a fascinating story of a woman who had been sick for 12 years who dared to touch Jesus – illegally. She broke the rules and broke boundaries, but she was healed. This Sunday, a special guest speaker, Lynnette Pullen Bradford, will bless us with powerful practical insights from this remarkable […]
Our Annual Christmas Program will be presented, in music and drama, at both worship services this Sunday! Be sure to invite a friend. “A Christmas Oasis” will take us on a journey, as eight friends unwrap the deeper meaning of Christmas, with helpful insight from souls of Christmas past. Their insights will be woven together […]
Shelly Fitzgerald was serving faithfully as a Guidance Counselor at Roncalli Catholic High School when, out of the blue, she was attacked for marrying a woman, terminated, and thrust into a national spotlight. She has responded by becoming a bold public advocate for change in the Church and beyond. This Sunday, Shelly will share some […]
Have you ever thought about how your formative experiences with your parents affect how you relate to God in the here and now? This Sunday, we’ll think deeply about that question. We’ll explore a prominent model for how parenting shapes our way of relating to those around us, including God – then compare that model to […]
Granted, it seems like an unusual topic to discuss right after Thanksgiving. But the subject is much more practical than you think. On Sunday we’ll see if we can decode the mysterious mark of the beast and, most importantly, the practical life lesson it’s meant to teach us – not for some distant prophetic future, but right […]
Do you ever experience doubt? Most of us try to suppress it. After all, doubt is a sin, right? Well, not exactly. In fact, doubt has played a huge part in the life of many Bible heroes. This Sunday we’ll explore a couple examples – and in the process, gain a much better understanding of […]
This week, LifeJourney's seminary student, Samantha Hasty-Zander asks, "Ever feel burned down or burned out?" In those times, its hard to see God and easy to doubt. This week we'll look at an old, old story about a time when the people of Judah felt the same way, and from their example, we'll learn something […]
This Sunday marks the beginning of Holy Week – the week during which Jesus experienced unimaginable terror – terror so great he cried out, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” This Sunday we’ll explore how we should cope with similar “Godforsaken” moments in our own life.
Guest speaker, Whittney Murphy, tells a chilling story in the book of Genesis about a time Abraham almost sacrificed his son on Mt. Moriah as a burnt offering. Often the story is discussed from Abraham’s perspective. But this Sunday we’ll look at the story from Isaac’s perspective. We’ll explore how much this experience must have […]