Jesus’ Most Puzzling Parable

On Sunday, we resume our sermon series called “The Beauty of Christ – Living in Me” by looking at one of Jesus’ most puzzling parables – a story he tells about wine.  We’ll take the parable apart piece by piece and, in the process, learn revolutionary, life-changing truth. Today's Scripture Mark 2:14-22 Discussion Questions "Going […]

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Religionless Christianity

. . . is a phrase coined by Rev. Dietrich Bonhoeffer while in prison shortly before he was executed by the Nazis.  He didn’t live long enough to fully develop the idea, yet it’s a strangely compelling phrase.  Religion has earned a bad reputation.  We long for something more genuine and life giving.  So what […]

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This Sunday we continue our journey to the cross by looking at yet another Gospel passage that resulted in yet another death threat against Jesus.  This week we will focus on a passage where Jesus launched a frontal assault on how religion often uses rules as an instrument of control.  Each one of us will […]

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A Beautiful Life

Today's Scripture Galatians 5:16-25 Have you ever known someone who lived an incredibly beautiful life – the kind of person who just radiated love, peace, and joy?  When we meet people like that, we find ourselves thinking, “I want what they have!”  So what do they have?  This Sunday we’ll explore the secret formula for […]

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