How to be blessed this Thanksgiving

Psalm 1 sets forth two ways to live. One way is shiftless and unrooted. The other is deeply rooted in commands of God. Only one leads to wholeness and blessing.The person who is blessed finds delight in Jesus and runs firmly in the way of God’s commandments.  Text: Psalm 1; Luke 24:44; Romans 10:4

Truths & Lies

Knowing the truth about who we are. Recognizing the lies that Satan tells us. Experiencing the power in of believing.  Text: Ps 5:12,

God’s Promise In Us

God chose us before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before Him in love. With this truth in mind, let us come home. Text: 2 Samuel 9:1-13

The Devil’s Favorite Color

Did you ever wonder what the devils favorite color might be? Consider how spiritual attentiveness guards one against the subtle “go to” color most often used by Satan.  Text: 2 Peter 3:1-17

The wheat and the tares…making sense of evil & suffering as a healing community

What is the cause of evil and suffering in our world? Can we fix it? Or, will it always be this way? To answer these questions, Jesus parable of the wheat and the tares presses us deep into the character and purposes of God and points forward to the cross where the love of God, seemingly so weak, ends up victorious and ultimately destroys the power of evil.  Text: Matthew 13: 24-30

Much more than puppets in the story of God

#3 of 4 in Series:  When Life is Hard and God Seem Cruel

When life is hard and God seems cruel, our reality may appear like a puppet on a string. In this third of four messages, despite evil and suffering, consider how we are much more than puppets- we are participants in God’s story.  Text: Hebrews 11

Sitting with uncomfortable questions…as did Job

#2 of 4 in Series:  When Life is Hard and God Seems Cruel

The story of Job is filled with mystery and wonder-especially of evil, suffering, and the sovereignty of God. Consider how this incredible book is not about suffering–it is a story about God.  Text:  Job 1:1-2:13