Messages on Seeking God
Sometimes questions asked can seem silly or even obvious. But what happens when the question that on the surface seems like a no-brainer asks us to a bit dig deeper to find the answer we truly desire. Jesus asks a man who is described as an invalid for 38 years if he wants to get well. We think the obvious answer is yes. But what could be beneath the surface of this question that this man, and also us, might…
Pastor Brent challenges the idea that Jesus came to establish a new religion and shows why trusting in religion won’t get you where you thought you were going. Discussion Questions Why do you think some could be drawn to religion (right beliefs, behavior, rituals, etc.) over a relationship with Jesus? Why do you think Jesus was so hard and confrontational with the religious leaders in Matthew 23? As Jesus critiqued religion, do any of his critiques surprise you? If so,…
Pastor Ryan looks at John 14 and how God was and is still at work all around us in our world today. Discussion Questions Why do you think it is so hard for people to see the work of God in life? Where have you see God at work in your life since this pandemic began? What action can you take this week to join where you see God moving in your life or around you?
Pastor Ryan wraps up the “Imagine: From What Is to What Could Be” series by looking at a prophetic word in Amos to see how it isn’t our religious practice that pleases God. God looks at the heart.
Pastor Brent looks at Jesus’ words to a church to see how risky it is when we forget why we started following Jesus and how remembering is critical to a vibrant and healthy relationship with Jesus and others.
Pastor Brent Clark explains how our understanding of Santa Claus always watching to see if we’ve been bad or good has seeped into our understanding of God. But the good news for us is that God saves us through the gift of his grace!
Pastor Brent looks at Ephesians 2:8-10 and how grace radically changes what we can do to earn our way to and make ourselves right with God. This is the second message in the series “The More You Know.”
Pastor Brent Clark begins a new series call The More You Know that looks at seven verses everyone should know. This week, he begins with Proverbs 3:5-6 and the importance of trusting God.
Guest Speaker Andy Hermanson teaches on Matthew 9 where Jesus tells his disciples that healthy people don’t need a doctor but that sick people do. Fortunately Jesus is the doctor who can bring healing to our lives!
Pastor Brent looks at Matthew 22 and how Jesus’ answer of a question about the greatest commandment reveals that we might not always be asking the right question.
Pastor Brent Clark looks at two short parables about of Jesus about treasure to discover that there is something we can either stumble upon or search for, but when we find it we will see that is it worth giving everything for. This is the second message in The Red Letters: A Series on the Teaching of Jesus.
Ryan Lenerz wraps up the You Were Made for This series and looks at the Bible to see how the ultimate purpose of man is to reflect the glory of God and exactly what that looks like in our day to day lives. Check out the other messages in the You Were Made for This series here. Other messages included You Were Made for Life with God and You Were Made for the Image of God.