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It’s Time

May 18, 2019
This week we’ll be jumping out of our Vice Verses series (don’t worry – it’s coming back next week!) to kick off a summer capital campaign geared to updating and…
Unless you eat of my flesh and drink of my blood there is no life in you – Jesus At the height of Jesus’ popularity, when everything seems to be…

Lose to Win

March 30, 2019
While victory is overwhelming ours in Jesus, sometimes doing the right thing doesn’t always have a happy ending. The book of Esther is a bit unusual. First of all, the…

Training Day(s)

March 23, 2019
It’s not enough just to know who God says you are, at some point you must make the intentional decision to live from it. When Goliath taunted Israel and mocked God, you’d…

Mighty Warrior?

March 16, 2019
If we want to live the life we were made for, we must begin to see ourselves as God sees us. Today we’ll be entering our second week of our…

Blindsided

March 9, 2019
Sometimes it’s those challenges we don’t see coming that are exactly what we need to help us see God more clearly. In Exodus 17, the people of Israel are suddenly attacked by…
We're continuing our Jonah series talking about some of the difficult questions that are raised by the story. Many of us have grown accustomed to the children's book version of Jonah's story,…

Imitation

February 2, 2019
Be imitators of God as beloved children Children love to imitate the ones they love. Parents, older siblings, best friends - for children, imitation really is the finest form of…

Worship

January 26, 2019
How we worship matters. Maybe it’s just me, but I think we as humans have a tendency to overcorrect. We swerve to avoid the bump in the road and end…
If we want to be faithful in life, we must learn to pattern our lives after the God of creation. Throughout the scriptures, there is a consistent call to rest,…
Mary, in a daring act of willingness, became a reckless co-conspirator in God’s plan of redemption. In a small peasant town a young peasant girl encounters an angel of God…
Sometimes the most challenging next right step is to persevere right where we are. This week’s ‘gift’ is the gift of perseverance. To explore this, we’ll look at the story…
Sometimes faith simply means moving on and trusting God more than your past. As we kick off the season of Advent (the period of time leading up to Christmas), we’ll…

Party People

November 24, 2018
In the third and final installment of our Lostology series, we’ll be exploring the story of the Prodigal Son as found in the last half of Luke 15. As we…

Lost and Found

November 17, 2018
Throughout Luke 15, we’re given a varied picture of the different ways we might experience ‘lostness’. While these experiences cast a pretty wide net, they probably don’t account for every…
Because God can do more than we can even want or wonder, we must begin to dream dreams whose benefit and blessing reach far beyond the scope of our own lives.…

Internal Dynamite

October 27, 2018
The generosity of Christ has graced us with gifts to be used in and out of the church for the glory of God and the sake of the world. After inviting us…

Infinitely More

October 20, 2018
Because God can do more than we can ask or think, we are free to give humbly, patiently and lovingly. After reminding us that God is able to do infinitely…

Dynamite

October 13, 2018
God is more, not less, than any of us have probably ever stopped to really consider. How have I limited God to what I can ask or think rather than…

New Wine

October 6, 2018
Sometimes the question stated is not the question actually being asked. Thankfully Jesus is capable of answering what we say and what we really mean.  

Tell No One

September 8, 2018
Sometimes saying nothing can stir up mystery and wonder that words can never really communicate. Live it out Where is there complexity and confusion in your life today? How might…

Patience

August 4, 2018
What if we’ve been waiting all our lives for so many things when in actuality, there’s only One worth waiting for? Next Steps Think about a situation you’ve been rushing.…
As wonderful as wealth might appear, it often cannot make good on the promises it makes. Next Steps Give to give: Give to something or someone this week with no…
When we learn to be grateful for what we have and content with what we lack, peace is ours in abundance. Next Steps Put into your own words what you…
Learning from the mistakes of others may make one wise, but is this necessarily ‘wisdom from above’? Next Steps Think about the last thing someone said to you that made…
Actions may speak louder than words but words can say more than we realize. Next Steps Think about the last thing someone said to you that made you feel amazing…
We can’t hold faith in a God who shows no favoritism while we ourselves show favoritism against others. Next Steps Heart: When have you been hurt by favoritism? Reflect on…
How we respond to hardships says more about our understanding of God’s nature than the nature of our circumstances. Next Steps HEART: Reflect on a time when God brought about…