Conquering Chaos In Your Life

Got any chaos in your life?  Ever find yourself so overwhelmed, you’re tempted to surrender?  This Sunday, as we continue our “New Beginnings” series, we’ll look at a three-part Biblical formula for transforming personal chaos into ordered beauty. Today's Scripture Genesis 1, selected verses Discussion Questions "Going Deeper" Sunday Headlines Weekly Bulletin Tweet

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The Other Creation Story

Did you know that there are two creation stories in the Bible?  One of the stories we’re very familiar with; the other not so much.  But we need to have a good understanding of both stories to fully appreciate God’s creative work in our lives.  So this Sunday, as we launch our August sermon series […]

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In the Moment

People often say, “God has a master plan, and you are part of that plan.  God has a plan for your life.”  And you think to yourself, “If there’s a plan for my life, I wish somebody would tell me what it is.”  If you’ve ever found yourself feeling that way, this Sunday’s sermon is […]

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Wait!

It’s a word we hate to hear.  We’re impatient.  Waiting makes us frustrated, sometimes even angry and resentful.  Yet life constantly compels us to wait.  This Sunday we’ll explore how to turn our waiting into something joyful, powerful and productive, as we explore the concept of “prayerful waiting.” Today's Scripture Psalm 37:1-11 Discussion Questions "Going […]

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Want!

This Sunday Pastor Jeff will speak about the third essential element of prayer – prayers of want.   Some people say, “Ask for anything in prayer with enough faith and you’ll get it.”  Others say, “The only thing prayer changes is what’s inside you.”  Still others split the difference, seeing prayer as a mystical form of negotiation […]

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Wow!

In your personal life, do you ever feel deeply discouraged?  With what’s happening in our nation, do you ever feel despair?  On Sunday, we’re launching a new sermon series on prayer called “Wow! Woe! Want! Wait! – Four Essential Elements of Prayer.”  Each week we’ll explore a different essential element of prayer.  This Sunday we’ll […]

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Pastor Jeff concludes a 3-part sermon series exploring what the Bible says about LGBTQ people. Part 3 is the most important in the series, as we think deeply about how Jesus taught us to make moral decisions. It’s possible you’ve spent a lifetime in church, but never been taught Jesus’ basic approach to ethical decision-making. […]

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Baby, You We’re Born This Way

Pastor Jeff continues a 3-part sermon series that explores what the Bible says about LGBTQ people. This Sunday (part 2), we’ll dig deep into an obscure New Testament passage – often overlooked – and discover one of the Bible’s most powerful affirmations of LGBTQ people. If you know someone who needs to hear this, share […]

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Pastor Jeff begins a 3-part sermon series that explores what the Bible says to LGBT people, based on a book co-authored by him that is changing lives around the globe. We’ll begin with Moses’ oft-quoted statement about “men lying with men,” dig deep into that passage, and in the process gain some surprising insights – […]

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Unsung Heroes

On Sunday, we will host Indy’s official 2018 Pride Worship Service!  Technically, the 9:30 am service is the “official” Pride Service.  However, both worship services – 9:30 and 11:00 am – will feature the Indianapolis Men’s Chorus, as well as our own choir.  Pastor Jeff’s sermon in both services will be on the theme of “ Unsung Heroes.”  Joins […]

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The Two Angels Within You

Did you know that many early Christians believed that there are two angels within each of us?  Do you know who those angels are and what they’re up to?  Do you know how to harness their power for good?  Join us on Sunday as we study an ancient book called “The Shepherd of Hermas” that circulated widely […]

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Faith of Our Mothers

Bring your Mom to church on Sunday so we can honor and celebrate her!  As part of that celebration, we’ll study the story of an early Christian woman who lived so heroically, she was celebrated in a book that circulated widely in early Christian churches – a book called “The Acts of Paul and Thecla.”  This is […]

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