Commitment Sunday Gospel Equipped Ephesians 6:10-20 The Gospel allows us to face life in a particular way. We live it when we faithfully follow through on our commitments.
Treating all with Grace Ephesians 6:1-4 This passage has a lot to say about parenting but it also has a message about being disciples and what that might look like.
November 1, 2020 Ephesians 1:3-10 The gospel of God’s grace gives us the ability to see the world in a new way. We move from not seeing to seeing. It’s a challenge.
Hope In Life John 10:1-18 Hope from a Biblical point of view? Biblical hope is not a hope-so but it is a know-so. Hope is the knowledge of facts. This hope is an anchor of the soul.
October 18, 2020 What Is Hope? Hebrews 6:13-20 Hope is not the conviction that something will turn out well but the certainty that God is there loving us and caring for us regardless of how it turns out. The scripture says it is so — God’s character says it is so. In Jesus, there is […]
Following Jesus is About the New Acts 8:26–39 When God asks us to go, we need to obey. We cannot ask God to guide us if we are not willing to move our feet. In the new normal there will be new tasks, lifestyles, way of doing things. If we say we follow…well, we follow.
October 4 WORLD COMMUNION SUNDAY Called for a Time Such as This Esther 3:1–15; 4:14 Esther is an amazing story of a young woman who wisely took advantage of her new normal and, with God’s guidance, used it to save the Jewish people. Really reflection on the whole Esther account. Esther teaches us we can […]
Zechariah 8:4–13 God remembers us, will be our provider and show us the way. God will be with us through it all.
Finding New Rhythms of Life Haggai 1:13–15 This is a series looking at finding a new normal. It attempts to speak to the issue of Covid and how God is with us in this disorienting, culture-shifting time. It is applicable to our time but it also begins broaching the subject of what a new normal might look […]
September 13, 2020 “Focus” Hebrews 12:1-2 Focus is defined as the center of interest or activity. It is the center, hub, focal point, nucleus, heart, core of something. We live in a culture that struggles with focus. The church struggles with focus. We have awesome work we want to do. We have something to share […]