As people who live every moment in the presence of God, we’re uniquely empowered to be present with others. We can be ourselves, and we can give them space to be themselves. Because of God’s constant love, we are able to, finally and truly, love each other.Read More / Listen
The church is God's new humanity, His society of the future that's broken into the present by the decisive work of the Holy Spirit. And the church is where, even in the midst of all our brokenness and longing, we can already enjoy mutual affection and love, where we can live in the unity and harmony Christ came to give us. So let's do it.Read More / Listen
No one wants to be alone. We want to be healed from the gnawing, aching loneliness inside of us. That's why we rejoice that Jesus and His Father sent the Holy Spirit to dwell in us forever. It's in Him that we find the connection we long for.Read More / Listen
God is the precondition for our living, our moving, and our very existence. So the first step in recovering our identity and purpose, whenever we may have lost it, is to be reconnected to Him. He alone is an endless well of living water, and He alone can quench our deepest thirst.Read More / Listen
Is it loving to evangelize? If so, under what circumstances? Didn't the guys in the Bible just show up and preach truth without regard for anything else? This week we looked at Paul's experience in the town of Thessalonica as a model for our own evangelism.Read More / Listen
In this Mother's Day sermon, we investigate whether the church should really be family focused. What is the biblical model of family? What did Jesus say about family? What did the earliest church think about family after their new-found, Spirit-filled awe that came after the resurrection?Read More / Listen
To be human is to know the ache of loneliness, regardless of marital status or number of friends. The answer to our need for human connection is the Holy Spirit that the Risen Jesus has sent to us from Heaven. He's miraculously and powerfully working in the church, and in line with the way God always seems to work, He's making beauty out of ugly things. Like a mosaic created from shards of broken glass, the ugliness of our separation is being turned into the beauty of diversity. Do you long for connection? Come live life with us. We do too, and we know the only One powerful enough to truly help us.
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