June 24, 2018
God is always working in the world. This truth affects how we view the world around us and our part in God’s story. Rather than struggling to “do something” for God, we first watch for what God is already at work doing around us. Part 1 of our series on “Experiencing God” based on the […]
February 18, 2018
In part 6 of our series on the parables of Jesus, we look at a small but powerful record in Scripture. This short parable tells us that God is not done with us yet, but that there is a deadline for each of us to make our decision to believe. The parable of the fig […]
January 21, 2018
How is the gospel working in your life? In part 2 of our series on the Parables of Jesus, we look at the parable of the sower, where Jesus teaches how the “word” works in hearts and what to be watchful for to ensure the gospel’s growth and fruitfulness.
July 30, 2017
Prayer is both important and difficult. Jesus gives us a great guide for our prayers, what we call “the Lord’s prayer.” The second thing he tells us we should pray is that God’s kingdom would come, and that His will would be done, on earth as it is in heaven. This is double layered prayer […]
July 17, 2016
Jesus was often given a hard time by the religious establishment of his day for his love and interaction with ‘sinners’. Yet Jesus was sent for this very purpose. He modeled his Father’s heart and challenged the self-righteous and comfortable to do the same.
May 22, 2016
Jesus sends the Holy Spirit to be the helper to his disciples. This helper empowers those who follow Jesus to be all they need to be for him. We look at 7 amazing ways the helper helps.
October 4, 2015
In Matthew 25, Jesus teaches us about how we can be preparing for his return. He tells us that caring for the things he cared about is the best way for us to be ready for his coming and ensure we are servants who hear “well done” in the end.
September 27, 2015
Jesus tells us with great detail what to look for before his coming and the end of the age. By telling us ahead of time, he enables us to be prepared for his coming. We can prepare today by being the people we want to be when Jesus returns.
September 20, 2015
Jesus tells us that his father knows our needs before we ask and has the heart and ability to help us. Yet we often worry and fear what we face in this life or how we will care for our needs. Jesus calls us to trust God and seek God’s kingdom and allow for God […]
September 13, 2015
We are all looking for satisfaction in life. We search for it and often find it in this life, but that fulfillment is temporary. Jesus offers complete and lasting satisfaction. He is the “bread of life”, that which satisfies our soul’s hunger. And by believing in him, we can find eternal life. A look at […]