Monthly Archives: April 2018

Jesus Is Better – Colossians: A Little Book that Packs a Big Punch

Reading: Colossians 1 No book in the New Testament tells us more about Jesus’ identity, mission and accomplishments than the book of Colossians, four densely-packed chapters right in the middle of the New Testament. This sermon answers questions surrounding the Colossian church, and why Paul felt the necessity to write them from a Roman prison [...]

By | April 29th, 2018|Sermon|0 Comments

Money: How to Think About It; How to Use It

Reading: Matthew 6:20-21; 1 Tim. 5:8, 6:6-10, 17-19; 2 Corinthians 8:1-9 Money—everybody from Pink Floyd to the Notorious B.I.G. to Donna Summer sang about it. But, interestingly, nobody wants to talk about it…it’s too personal, too revealing. That’s a shame, because few things are as integral to our daily lives. So, what does Scripture say about [...]

By | April 22nd, 2018|Sermon|0 Comments

The Last Days of Jesus – The Ascension, Part 2

Reading: Acts 1:1-8, 2:1-11 At his ascension, Jesus wasn’t bailing out on his disciples; he was giving them marching orders: sending them to tell others the good news of his death and resurrection for people like us. But there’s more: he was preparing to send them the Holy Spirit, upon whom their success would depend.

By | April 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Last Days of Jesus – The Ascension, Part 1

Reading: Acts 1:1-11; Hebrews 1:1-4 A lot of us think about the ascension of Jesus to heaven after his resurrection as an end- credit movie scene: a nice flourish to what we just saw happen, but nothing significant in and of itself. But nothing could be further from the truth. In the ascension, Jesus was showing [...]

By | April 8th, 2018|Sermon|0 Comments

The Last Days of Jesus – The Fairytale that Came True

Reading: Luke 24:1-49 On Easter, Christians celebrate the physical resurrection of Jesus. Too much to swallow? Too good to be true? The first disciples thought the same thing. Listen in with us as we discuss how the resurrection fits into the grand story of Scripture, and what it means for us today.

By | April 1st, 2018|Sermon|0 Comments