Living My Faith
I believe in Jesus as my Savior! So, now what? Learn more about how you’re completely changed through the work of Jesus and what that means for your everyday life.
It feels like the world is getting more evil. I need both hands (and possibly my feet) to count how many people in the…
Is sorrow good or bad?
Well, this is a no-brainer, right? Who on earth would ever want to be sad? We don’t have to go looking for sadness. It…
Christmas Buzzwords: Hope
How do you define hope? We all agree that hope is a good thing to hold on to, but what exactly is it? And what happens if you put your hope in the wrong thing? This message will help you define one of Christmas’ important words—hope.
The waiting game
What are your pre-Christmas memories from your childhood? I remember coming in from afternoon recess at school, getting settled in my desk, and my…
Being Generous Without Being Rich, Compilation
Watch the entire devotional series from this week as Pastor Matt shows us how we can be generous even if we aren’t rich.
Can You Choose to Be Rich?
Don’t hinge your generosity on something as uncertain as wealth. Instead, Pastor Matt says, you can look beyond wealth for ways to be generous.
Do You Wish You Had More to Give?
When you don’t have much to give and can give just a little, it sends a big message. Don’t underestimate your impact.
Why Do You Want to Be Generous?
Does our wanting to be generous have roots in selfishness? Pastor Matt reminds us how we can keep our desire for generosity in check.
What if You Believed You Were Rich?
Most of us want to be more generous with our money. But Pastor Matt challenges: Don’t think of your limited finances as something that prevents your generosity, because greater wealth does NOT equal greater generosity.
A heart to hear
Sometimes when I don’t know what to pray for, I take the advice of Jesus’ brother James: “If any of you lacks wisdom, you…
Choose Gratitude Over Grumbling: Even if You’re Living With Pain
For people living with constant pain, it’s tempting to believe the lie that God is not good. Pastor Mike shares a verse from Jesus’ brother James that gives us three things to remember in order to resist believing that deception.
Top ten reasons to go to church
Why do you want to go to church? As a parish pastor, every year I would have a “Help the Pastor Write His Sermon”…