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02/09

Why do you look for a speck of sawdust? Healthy self awareness

Speaker: Al Stoltzfus
Topics: correction, relationships, self awareness

Jesus knows that we will struggle at times in the way we relate to one another. With a pointed question and a graphic comparison of a speck and a plank Jesus shows us how, with gospel-treasuring awareness, we ought to rightly see ourselves, so that we are able to help and not judge one another.  Text: Matthew 7:1-6; Pr 27:6; Pr 9:8 (also Romans 14:10-13 and James 4:11-12)

02/02

Why do you harbor evil thoughts? Overcoming destructive thinking.

Speaker: Brian Martin
Topics: Bitterness, healing, Heart, wholeness

Jesus poses a most forthright question, “Why are you harboring evil thoughts?” The human heart has capacity to harbor blessing—or cursing. In #5 of this series, consider Christ’s healing touch reaches even the dark harbors of our heart.  Text: Luke 5:17-26

01/26

Why do you worry? Stewarding joy and energy

Speaker: Brian Martin
Topics: anxiety, joy, Life, worry

Worry is a thief which delights in robbing Christ-followers of joy and energy. Jesus asks his audience a pointed spiritual question, “Why do you worry?” It takes courage to genuinely hear this question. Consider how Jesus gives a freeing perspective over the stronghold of worry.  Text: Matthew 5:24-34

01/19/19

Faith Sees Through New Glasses

Speaker: J. Carl Sensenig
Topics: God's goodness/faithfulness

We trust Jesus with or without a “sign.” At times in each of our journeys, knowledge and reason reach their limits. We can still rest in child-like trust in the arms of Jesus.  Text: Mark 8: 1-26

01/12/16

Why Are you so afraid? Facing our giants

Speaker: Al Stoltzfus
Topics: Faith, Fear, Jesus

The Sea of Galilee can be a beautiful, calm, peaceful place. It can also quickly become a tempest of life-threatening proportions, which is what it was for Jesus disciples on this night. The storm was real. They are afraid for their lives. Jesus understands those fears. With a probing question he invites them to go beyond their fears to trust in Him. In the storms of life faith grows stronger when we are captivated by the power and glory of Jesus.  Text: Matthew 14:22-33

01/05

What are you looking for? 2020, a new decade

Speaker: Brian Martin
Topics: outcomes, pathways, purpose

Jesus posed over one hundred different questions throughout the Gospels. In this series “Questions Jesus Asked Us,” eight questions will be explored. As this new decade begins, a timely ask is, “What are you looking for?” Consider this timeless question and its application today.  Text:  John 1:19-39

12/29/19

Of Saints & Sinners…Worship the King who Transforms

Speaker: Al Stoltzfus
Topics: expectation, the cross, Worship

The events that occur after the birth of Jesus offer a graphic picture into the mission of Jesus. Magi from the east come bearing gifts. They seek the child-king. They also stir up the ire of king Herod. What follows is a horrible scene that presses us deep into the evil mess which Jesus has come to redeem. Text: Matthew 2:1-23