LORD of the “other side”

Speaker: Brian Martin
Topics: mision, risk, transformation

Throughout the Gospels, Jesus continually pressed the disciples to see the margins and edges of culture. Consider the risk Christ took in going to the “other side” of the lake and similar applications which apply today.  Text: Luke 8:22-39


The wheat, the weeds, and the harvest

Speaker: Brian MartinJ. Carl Sensenig
Topics: Faith

By faith, we anticipate the end of the age, when God will conclude history and make all things right. In the mean time, we live in the confidence that God is good and that lives can be transformed by encountering Christ.  Text: Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43


The Wall…and the Seat We Sit In

Speaker: Brian Martin
Topics: Faithfulness, relationship, Witness

While the friendship of David and Jonathan is well-known, their identity was largely shaped by the seat they chose to sit in. Consider three seats within a bigger story and each seat framed life, and the view of self, and others.

Text: 1 Samuel 20:1-42


The Greater Debt?

Speaker: Nevin Hurst
Topics: forgiveness, sin

The sinful woman is a woman Jesus would have us emulate, in regards to her contrition and expressive love and thankfulness towards Jesus.  Text: Luke 7:36-50


Celebrating the Uncelebrated Water Carrier

Speaker: Brian Martin
Topics: celebrate, gifts, service, volunteer

Water carriers rarely receive much limelight or even a “thank you.” Consider how a seemingly small, unnoticeable gift of a nameless water carrier beautifully served Christ in a big way just hours before the cross. Text: Mark 14:12-16


Imitate Christ

Speaker: Don Weaver
Topics: doing what is good, imitate Christ

Do not imitate what is evil. Looking at the gospels to see how Jesus lived and imitating His example.
Text: 1 Corinthians 11:1 and 3 John 1:11a


More Than Signs & Stones

Speaker: Brian Martin
Topics: belief, evidence, Faith

Human tendency calls for proof and evidence before belief. As Jesus stood in the midst of unbelief, consider His appeal to look beyond signs and stones. Text: Matthew 12:38-42


Who Are You, Lord?

Speaker: Nevin Hurst
Topics: What is God like?, Who is God?

A.W. Tozer says the most important thing about a person is what they believe about God. Saul thought he knew God, but was stunned to learn that God was quite different than he had thought.
Text: Acts 9: 1-5