This Sunday we begin a new sermon series called “Songs of Our Heart.” In this series, we’ll study the songs sung by our ancestors in faith in the Old Testament book of Psalms and discover that their hopes, dreams, fears, and anxieties are very similar to ours. From them, we will learn how to better […]
Many Christians over the years perpetuate the negative message that we are not good enough. Even though they say, ”Jesus came to save us,” there is this beat down that’s pervasive. But, they also say, “This Jesus is only for certain people and not your kind (________fill in the blank.)” And the message sticks, and […]
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 […]
This week we begin a new sermon series based on Brené Brown’s bestselling book The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are. We’ll get started by looking at Brené’s first principle: authenticity. Sermon Reference (not included in the video): Video clip of Keala Settle singing “This Is Me” […]
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 […]
How do you feel about how you look? Do you genuinely delight in how you look? This Sunday we’ll explore some ideas that may just change the way you see yourself – and others – for the rest of your days.