Light piercing the darkness speaks incredible hope. At a very dark time, Jesus came. The darkness and hopelessness in our world can be overwhelming. Especially in year 2020, consider again the Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God of Christmas. Text: Isaiah 8:11-9:7
It is important that the church not only understands the times in which we live, but also how to respond appropriately. WayLife Community pastor, Michael Deckman, shares what God has been revealing to his congregation during these days of unrest. Text: 2 Chronicles 12:32
The letter of James, written by the blood brother of Jesus, calls us to a living, breathing, active, visible faith. It shows us a faith that moves. In these opening verses we are presented with the secret to a faith that moves with steadfast joy through life’s darkest and fiercest trials. Faith moves! James the brother of Jesus shows us how. Text: James 1:1-18
Questions like, “Who am I?” “Why am I here?” and “Where am I going?” are foundational to human existence. How we answer these questions powerfully shapes who we are, and how we view ourselves and the world. Consider how God’s pursuing love demonstrated in Jesus powerfully shapes, and re-shapes, how we view ourselves.
Text: 1 Peter 2:9-10; Jeremiah 1:5a; Genesis 1:27; 2 Corinthians 5:17
The restoring grace of God redeems every area of life, including the the most intimate of relationships in the home. This Scripture text (letter) invites us to consider how following Jesus shapes marriage, family life, and children. Text: Ephesians 5:21-6:4