Like a Child

Again and again in the Gospels, Jesus tells us we must become like children.  For example, in Matthew 18:3, he said, “Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.”  What does it mean to become like a child?  What kind of change was Jesus […]

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When Life Piles On

This week we continue our sermon series based on Brené Brown’s bestselling book The Gifts of Imperfection by exploring Guidepost No. 3 – Cultivating a resilient spirit . . . by letting go of powerlessness.  We’ll study three key spiritual principles that can help us respond to adversity with much greater power.

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What Made Jesus Cry?

You learn a lot about a person when you discover what makes them cry.  There is only one instance in the Gospels where we’re told that Jesus cried.  Even if you know the story well, odds are you don’t know the real reason Jesus’ broke down into tears.  Join us on Sunday to learn why […]

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What Does The Bible Say To Gay People?

This Sunday Pastor Jeff will share a vital Bible passage that offers hope and peace to LGBTQ people and rebuts the most common “Christian” argument used against them.  If you know an LGBTQ person who has been beaten up by church, or someone who has a family member who has been beaten up, this would be […]

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Shine!

Win the Lottery! Build your dream house! Find a hobby! Get a career that you love! Get a pet! Find your Soul Mate! Take a dream vacation! Yeah… RIGHT! So many parts of life have that “QUICK FIX” feeling to finally find that happiness we seek. Except, someone forgot to tell us that they are […]

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Suppose someone said to you, “Why does your church welcome and celebrate transgender people?”  Or suppose they said, “Where does the Bible teach that we should welcome and celebrate transgender people?”  Would you have a good answer?  This Sunday we’re going to explore a couple Bible passages that answer those questions.  In the process, we’ll all learn […]

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Getting Older

Moment by moment, something ominous is happening to each and every one of us – we’re getting older.  Yet we never talk about it!  This Sunday we will.  We’ll ask why God thought it was a good idea to place us in a reality where aging is pervasive, taking our key clue from something Jesus […]

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