Some of us grew up in religious circles that were harsh and judgmental – good riddance. Having seen how ugly that is, we could easily go to the opposite extreme – anything goes. But that has its own problems. So how does a New Testament believer living in an age of grace find the right […]
Those are some of the worst words in the English language. You know the feeling. You got caught or you catch somebody “in the very act.” You have them dead to rights, or they’ve got you dead to rights. What now? What happens next is CRITICAL to both the offender and the offended. That’s what […]
There is so much about modern Christianity that feels wrong. We have wandered far from Jesus. But God’s Spirit is stirring and creating change, and we get to be part of that! In preparation for our Annual Congregational Meeting next week, this Sunday Pastor Jeff will share a rousing vision of what God is calling […]
As we move toward Thanksgiving, we’ll spend the next few weeks exploring how we can grow our sense of gratitude. This week we’ll study a single Bible verse that has the power to completely change how you see life, but you’ve probably never heard before. Learn something new!
Jesus says, “Judge not.” But that’s easier said than done. The urge to judge others severely is so strong it often feels overwhelming. It’s hard to stop even when it poisons our soul. This Sunday we’ll explore several spiritual principles that can help us to finally lay down the heavy burden of judging others.
This week we continue our new sermon series based on Brené Brown’s bestselling book The Gifts of Imperfection. Last week we explored Guidepost No. 1 – Cultivating Authenticity . . . by letting go of what people think. This week is Guidepost No. 2 – Cultivating Self-Compassion . . by letting go of perfectionism. If you ever struggle […]
You can tell a lot about a person by what makes them angry. So this week we’ll explore the two times in the Gospels when Jesus really blew his stack. What was it that made him so upset? Join us as we continue our sermon series “Experiencing Jesus at a Deeper Level.”