Most people can identify a few key moments in their lives that have shaped how they see themselves. Youth Minister Jordan Andler reminds us that, no matter what we’ve done or what’s been done to us, Jesus is waiting to step into our story and redefine it in light of eternity.
When we pray “God, send me,” we are speaking a prayer of availability. We are asking God to open our eyes to needs that happen around us every day. This is the final sermon of our “Dangerous Prayers” series. We hope this has been a powerful group of messages that has challenged you in your […]
In Week 1 of this series, we asked God to search us. Now, Week 2 finds us asking God to break us. “The sacrifice you desire is a broken spirit. You will not reject a broken and repentant heart, O God.” — Psalm 51:17 (NLT) Consider asking yourself this week: How does God want to […]
What thoughts make you anxious or afraid? Are you afraid of losing your job? Are you afraid that you’ll always be stuck in an unhealthy marriage? Are you afraid of the future? Afraid of failure? Of success? Some fears can block or even cripple your relationship with God. When you ask God to search your […]
Did you realize that there were two earthquakes associated with the death and resurrection of Jesus? At the death of Jesus, it says, “…the earth shook and the rocks split.” (Matt. 27:51b). And then on the day that Jesus rose from the dead, it says, “There was a violent earthquake, for an angel of the […]
In the final chapter of Joseph’s story, we see how he chose to reconcile with his brothers, once and for all. Even though they were responsible for turning his life upside down, he still found the capacity to forgive. We round out this sermon series by considering how God calls us to make things right […]
We return to our series about the life of Joseph with a focus on surviving a spiritual drought. All of us experience “dry spells” in our faith. Senior Minister Dan Toney gives us some tools we can use when it seems like God isn’t moving.