Posts tagged “Faith”
The evangelistic power of love
How much money would you pay for a “+1 pass” to heaven? If you could be guaranteed that your best friend or your brother…
Everything we do teaches
The King of kings and Lord of lords, with every supernatural power at his disposal, said his disciples should go into the whole wide…
A lot in common
We Americans have a penchant for seeing ourselves as God’s chosen people. That’s the mentality our Puritan forefathers and mothers handed down to us….
That’s the one!
What do you think when you see a group of teenagers all sitting at the same table, staring at their phones? Or when your…
All believers have a priestly ministry
For a long time there has been some confusion around the word ministry. It is generally reserved to describe the job that pastors have….
Faith and obedience are good for business
There is a sad cynicism in our land that the entire world of work is rigged, that only privileged insiders profit, that hard work…
Your Love Gives Hope
In Wednesday’s video, Pastor Jeremy left us with the cliff-hanger of why we show love when the results aren’t guaranteed. He tells us why today.
Jesus feeds your problems
Where you see problems, Jesus sees opportunities. A huge crowd wanted Jesus’ attention in a remote location. He taught them and healed them all…
A generous tax collector
I was nervous before talking to my church family about Jesus’ bold teaching on money from Matthew chapter 6. Given the bad experiences many…
Flawed but Blessed: How Boldly Can I Pray?
What does a strange story of an old man physically wrestling with God have to do with us and our prayer lives? A lot. Pastor Mike drills deep into this scene from the life of Jacob in the Old Testament to show us how we can hold God accountable to his promises.
Flawed but Blessed: How Does Grace Change Me?
What goes around, comes around, right? . . . Not so fast. In every human heart is the temptation to speed up the process of karma and pay people back what we think they deserve. But, Pastor Mike warns, karma is dangerous. And instead, we should focus on karma’s counterpart. How?
Jesus’ Shocking Sound Bites
Watch the entire devotional series from this week as Pastor Jon shares with us the shocking things Jesus said–and how Jesus’ words continue to encourage us.