Lots of Christians are convinced LGBTQ people have no place in the church and will have no place in heaven, because that’s what they’ve always been taught. This Sunday we’ll study a passage of Scripture that powerfully rebuts that negative perspective, as we mark Gay Pride weekend in Indianapolis. Come on out and celebrate God’s […]
As a children of God, what do we have the right to expect from God in terms of the quality of our life? Most of us would hope for a long life filled with blessings with minimal suffering. But then along comes Jesus, saying, “Take up your cross and follow me.” What does that mean? […]
As Christians, we believe Jesus’ death on the cross was the most pivotal event in the history of the world. On Sunday we will launch a new sermon series that explores why. Over the next four Sundays we’ll look at four different meanings of the cross, each taking us deeper in the understanding of our faith and […]
This is a warning from the Emergency Broadcast System: As soon as you begin to gain momentum in your prayer life, something is sure to happen that threatens to disrupt it. As the Scriptures say, “The devil is like a roaring lion, roaming about, seeking whom he may devour.” This Sunday, as we continue our […]
Who are the people who have inspired you to live a life of faith? Who are the people you have (or could still) inspire to live a life of faith? Those are the questions we’re going to grapple with on Sunday as we study a powerful Gospel story, celebrate our Mothers and Grandmothers, and consider […]
So far in our sermon series on prayer, we’ve talked about prayers of petition and processing prayers. This Sunday we’ll tackle a third form of prayer that virtually none of us have ever tried, yet it’s been a part of Christian tradition for years and scientific studies have shown it to be amazingly transformational. Join […]
Did you know that there is something prayer can do for us that’s even more beneficial than the things we ask for and receive. Yet most people have never heard of this other aspect of prayer, let alone tried it. This Sunday we’ll talk about it, as we continue our sermon series based on the […]
When we pray, sometimes it seems to “work.” We ask and receive! But other times there’s radio silence – no apparent results. All of which raises the question: How does prayer work? That’s the question we’ll tackle this Sunday, as we continue our new sermon series based on James Martin’s best-selling book Learning to Pray: A […]
Father James Martin has written a New York Times Best Selling book called Learning to Pray: A Guide for Everyone. It’s getting rave reviews! This Sunday Pastor Jeff will begin a new sermon series based on Father James’ book. Whether you’re a beginner or have been praying (or trying to pray) for years, you’ll get something powerful from […]
Join us this Sunday – by reservation or livestream – for a rousing Easter celebration! In Sunday’s sermon, we’ll grapple with a passage that’s meant to teach us how to make Resurrection Power a reality in our everyday life, so that the Easter story continues to reverberate in and through us.
This week is Palm Sunday, marking the beginning of the most sacred week on the church calendar! Sunday we will take a deep dive into the story of Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem. You’ll be surprised at the powerful lessons of faith and life embedded in this well-known story.
There is nothing more challenging in life than losing a loved one. The grief can be overwhelming. This Sunday we’ll conclude our sermon series on “Managing Our Moods” by exploring several profound spiritual principles that can help us pull through even the deepest grief.