Month: March 2020
Family Life Weekend

Family Life Weekend

ASL InterpretationHow do we build for the future when the future seems so uncertain? This week, we'll turn to Acts 2 to see how the early church began as a model for how we can continue to build the future of the Church together. As we follow their lead, we not only...

March 29 Experience

March 29 Experience

All of Us Need ForgivenessSometimes we don’t FEEL like forgiving someone. Maybe we think it isn’t fair; we don’t feel like they DESERVE forgiveness. But the truth is, all of us have messed up. All of us need forgiveness. God wants us to experience the joy of being...

To My Overwhelmed Friends

To My Overwhelmed Friends

To My Overwhelmed Friends Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. Phil 4:6 ear friend in Christ, Right now, everything is crazy and changing and there are so...

Finishing Well

How would you end your last words to someone? As Paul ends his second letter to Timothy, he works through a list that feels out of place at first. Honestly, it’s part of the letter that we tend to skip when we read it. But what if God has something significant to...

What Remains True

In a world that is unknown, scary, and constantly changing, what can we cling to? The truth. God’s Word is eternal, never changing, and always constant.

One Last Thing

Last words are important words. Books have been written and lists compiled about the last things that famous and influential people have said. This week in our study of 2 Timothy, the Apostle Paul will write his last and most important words to Timothy, his protégé....

Seasons of Change

God began teaching me how to be thankful for the current season of life I am in. When I would begin to feel discontent or wish my life looked differently, God would say to me “What you have in this season of life is the best thing for you now. Everything you think you want now is not what’s good for you.”

Training for Life

The moment we believe in Jesus for the salvation of our sins, we are ushered into eternal life. Through no effort of our own, Jesus gives us new life we receive by faith. This life has the opportunity for growth and development. So how do we develop this new life...

Imitators

You know what God has been teaching me? His main desire for my life is not that I am healthy, happy or comfortable. And dare I say it… it’s not even for Him to answer my prayer and fix my situation. His main desire is that my character would be more like Christ.

Exile & Reconciliation

When we left Jacob last week, he was fleeing his brother, whom he had cheated twice through deceit and trickery. On his flight, Jacob received a vision from God, to which he responded with conditional faithfulness. Is there any hope for this guy? This week we will...

Life in Perilous Times

When Paul writes to Timothy, he describes the last days as perilous times. They are days filled with evil and evil doers. The last days began when Jesus left the earth. And until Christ returns, we are to live godly lives and become agents of change. At the same time,...