Gospel Joy in Troubled Times
on March 26th, 2020
This Sunday we're going to be starting a new sermon series in the book of Philippians called "Gospel Joy in Troubled Times." Through his letter to the church in Philippi, Paul teaches us what it looks like to hold onto joy in the midst of the hardest circumstances. This letter is incredibly relevant for us in this moment and we're excited to receive from God's Word together!
A "Stay-at-Home" Encouragement for Dads
on March 25th, 2020
There are multiple layers to the impact COVID-19 (coronavirus) is having on every one of our lives. Staying at home - from our jobs, from our activities, even from gathering as the church - is something none of us have ever experienced before. But beyond the very real anxieties over how long this will last and who will be affected, this moment offers an incredible opportunity for families to press into each other and worship Jesus together.
The Healing of the Nations
on January 10th, 2020
The Gospel of Matthew is filled with stories of Jesus’ miracles, each of which is intended to teach us something important about both His identity and His purpose (which are really one in the same thing) – but these little details are often easy to miss or overlook in favor of the miracle itself.
Amy Carmichael: "Amma" to the Motherless
on January 9th, 2020
Amy Beatrice Carmichael was born December 16, 1867. She was born in the small village of Millisle in County Down, Ireland. Amy was the oldest of what would eventually become seven children in the religious, middle-class Carmichael family.
One Who Had Authority
on December 12th, 2019
As the Sermon on the Mount closes at the end of Matthew 7, Jesus concludes His most well-known discourse with one of His more famous illustrations – the wise and foolish builders. One builds his house upon a rock, one upon the sand. One house stands firm, the other is destroyed.
The Lamp of the Body
on December 12th, 2019
Jesus, in other words, is calling us to a “singular” vision in order to be filled with the Kingdom’s light. He is calling us to focus our sights, to look only at one thing – and, thankfully, that one thing is perfectly summarized at the close of this chapter: “But seek first the Kingdom of God and His Righteousness and all these things will be added to you”.