This Sunday we’ll resume our Life of Jacob sermon series and grapple with one of the most intriguing stories in the Bible – an instance where Jacob wrestled with “the Angel of the Lord.” It’s a thought provoking story that raises deep questions about prayer and how God works in our world.
Over the last 6 weeks, we have been exploring the wisdom of Father James Martin from his book ‘Learning to Pray: A Guide for Everyone.’ This Sunday, we will be wrapping up our prayer series as we explore our desire for God; What is it that draws us to God and what is it that helps […]
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 […]
Everybody says, “You should pray,” but nobody tells us how to do it – effectively. Everybody says, “Prayer changes things,” but nobody explains how. Would you like to understand prayer better? Join us on Sunday, as we explore what Jesus taught about prayer.
It’s a word we hate to hear. We’re impatient. Waiting makes us frustrated, sometimes even angry and resentful. Yet life constantly compels us to wait. This Sunday we’ll explore how to turn our waiting into something joyful, powerful and productive, as we explore the concept of “prayerful waiting.”
This Sunday Pastor Jeff will speak about the third essential element of prayer – prayers of want. Some people say, “Ask for anything in prayer with enough faith and you’ll get it.” Others say, “The only thing prayer changes is what’s inside you.” Still others split the difference, seeing prayer as a mystical form of negotiation […]
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 […]