“Good news, for the whole world? Everybody? Really?” Absolutely. The Gospel of Luke sets out to show that Jesus Christ was not simply a new Jewish prophet, but he demonstrated a love for cultural outsiders and people not valued in society. Luke demonstrates Christianity is a faith relevant to both the religious and secular world. This sermon series explores how the gospel of Jesus Christ is a faith relevant to both the Jesus’ time and our present, both the religious and secular, as our one true hope of the world.
September 5th, 2021 – November 21st, 2021
Why are Christians called to welcome and form a community? Who does God expect you to invite? And how does the gospel enable a way to realize the deep, invisible thirst that everyone has to be known and loved? Any ministry of hospitality, of welcome and community, flows out from the truths of the gospel. This series unpacks a biblical basis for practicing hospitality in various ways.
September 13, 2020 – November 22, 2020
Redemption and justice are prominent themes in the consciousness of our culture today, but they are often viewed completely at odds with each other. This sermon series seeks to show where redemption and justice converge we find at its core the love of God. We will show how the tension perceived between them is due to a misunderstanding of each, and how experiencing redemptive justice transforms our mindset towards others in a powerful way.
September 1, 2019 – September 6, 2020
Alienation in human relationships is rooted in the alienation of our relationship with the only true God. Paul in this book presented God’s response to that problem. It is through the gospel in Jesus Christ that God unleashes a power to change people and restore their relationship to Him.
June 23, 2019 – August 25, 2019
Does your inner brokenness bother you? Do you ever struggle with feeling complacent? The vivid images and colorful rhetorics of the Book of Joel: the terrible locust plague, the moon turning to blood, the consuming fire, and the invading foreign armies, are designed to awaken us from spiritual stupor. The message of Joel speaks into our ever-present worries with a word of hope, that even in intense sufferings the Lord will judge the wicked and restore his people with hope and promise.