Text: Matthew 6:5-15 Is is wrong to ask for things when we pray? Does God care about our physical needs? Are the things he provides for us ends in themselves, or do they take us somewhere even greater?
Text: Matthew 6:5-15 We’re all expert “kingdom builders.” The only problem? We’re typically trying to build kingdoms of one--ours. And when we do, things inevitably go haywire. But what if God is inviting us into something much bigger--and much better--than our stifling little empires?
Text: Matthew 6:5-15 How would your life change if you really believed that you had a Father in heaven who loves you and is working for your good? Is that the kind of God you’d want to trust, to honor, to make much of? Listen along to find out more!
Text: Matthew 6:5-15 If you could ask Jesus to teach you just one thing explicitly-- “Will you teach me how to…”--what would it be? The disciples had that very opportunity. And they asked him to teach them to pray. So, if you’re confused about how to get started in prayer, you’re in good company! And [...]
Text: Luke 9:23-25; Hebrews 12:1-3 Is being a Christian just about “dating Jesus”? You know, obeying him when it’s convenient, trusting him when it feels good, nodding his direction when we need a religious fix? Or is there something more? According to Scripture being a Christian is about trusting and obeying Jesus with our entire [...]
Text: Matthew 3:13-17; 28:16-20 Of all Christian teachings, the doctrine of the Trinity might be the one that elicits the most blank stares and raised eyebrows. Folks often see it as confusing, irrelevant, or downright wrong-headed. But Christians have always insisted that this is, in fact, what the Bible teaches about God. So, what do [...]
Text: Genesis 1:1, 31; Romans 1:18-20; Hebrews 11:1-3 How did we get here? How does the Bible’s claim that God created everything fit with science? What does God’s role as Creator imply for you and your family? These are just some of the things we discuss in Week Three of our series, Stuff Christians Say.
Text: 2 Timothy 3:14-16 In this sermon, we talk about the nature of Scripture: how we got the Bible, characteristics of the Bible, and the purpose of the Bible. This will equip you to better discuss Scripture with friends and to better engage with things you see about the Bible in popular literature and media.
Text: 1 John 4:8-12 In this new series, we’ll explore common phrases people hear Christians say--or maybe use themselves--but they’re not entirely clear on what they mean. In this sermon, we discuss the most commonly heard of these phrases: “God is love.”
Text: Colossians 4:2-18 In Paul’s closing words to his friends at Colossae, he gives them guidance on how to pray, how to communicate the good news, and how to encourage one another in the walk of faith. Sound like some wisdom you can use? Then listen in to find out more!