In our sermon series on “New Life in Christ,” we’ve talked about what Jesus meant when he said “you must be born again” and we’ve talked about the role that grace and faith play in that spiritual birthing process. Now this Sunday we’re ready to discuss what comes next. Once I’ve been spiritually reborn, what […]
This week we conclude our sermon series on the Parables of Jesus by studying a story Jesus told about his second coming – when it will be, how it will happen, and how we should live in light of that. You’ll be surprised at how much practical wisdom this parable offers for how we should […]
It happens to all of us. We get stuck in one or more areas of our life. We know something needs to change, but it’s not happening. This Sunday we’ll explore a Gospel story where a man who was terribly stuck encountered Jesus. We’ll see what wisdom Jesus shared that allowed the man to get […]
It’s one of the most oft-repeated and intriguing phrases found in the teachings of Jesus: You must be “born again.” When Jesus used those words, what did he really mean? This week we’ll dig deep – past the religious clichés, past bumper-sticker theology – to get to the bottom of the meaning of being “born […]
This week we’ll begin a brief, three-week sermon series about the Jewish High Holy Days. Our focus on Sunday will be Rosh ha-Shana, the Jewish New Year – which Jews around the world will be celebrating on Sunday! As we explore the meaning of Rosh ha-Shana, each of us will be challenged to examine how […]
It’s always fun to look at before-and-after pictures. Suppose we could take a picture of your life before you met Christ and after. Would we see a big difference? This Sunday we’ll explore several wonderful ways the grace of Christ calls us to re-imagine our lives.
Last week we talked a bit about finding God’s will in our lives. This week we’ll take that conversation deeper, exploring a powerful spiritual principle embedded in an obscure Old Testament story. Our attention was drawn to this story by a dream God gave to someone in our congregation. For some reason, God wants us […]
Have you ever found yourself on the receiving end of karma's bad side? Did you wonder if there was a way out? Did you cry out "What did I do to deserve this!"? This week's story from the book of Genesis will introduce the Biblical principle of sowing and reaping. We’ll explore the long-reaching effects […]
Are you feeling “woe” from doing things you know you ought not? Whoa! We continue this week in the sermon series on prayer called “Wow! Woe! Want! Wait! – Four Essential Elements of Prayer. ” This Sunday we’ll explore a way of praying that has the power to help us mystically transform into who God […]
This week we will wrap up our “Voices of Angels” sermon series by exploring THE single most dramatic angelic appearance of all time. You’ll be surprised how relevant the angel’s message is to your life today. Make time to hear God’s voice in your life!