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Going Low

Going Low

“True humility is not thinking less of yourself, it is thinking of yourself less.” What a powerful quote. We often think of humility as putting ourselves down or down playing the things we do well. However, neither of these scenarios accomplish true humility. Humility is not a lack of confidence; humility is simply not thinking […]

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  February 11, 2017   No comments
Faith and Unity in Community

Faith and Unity in Community

“The promises of God are activated by faith and unity.”–John Curiale Last Sunday John talked about being a church that operates out of faith in Jesus and unity within the body. This week we are really going to focus on the implications of faith and unity, and discuss some hindrances of unity. We do this […]

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  January 14, 2017   No comments
Hungry Yet Always Filled

Hungry Yet Always Filled

Have you ever experienced the physical pain that comes along with being hungry? After not eating for a while you can hear your stomach turning and you start to feel weak and tired. It is not a pleasant feeling but it is our body’s response to tell us that something is off and we need […]

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  December 17, 2016   No comments
The Restoration of Grace

The Restoration of Grace

What words first come to your mind when you think about the character of God? There are so many great words we could list off, but the most life-changing word we could say is this: Grace. God is grace. That is His character, that is why Jesus went to the cross, and that is what […]

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  December 4, 2016   No comments
The Mission of God

The Mission of God

Man’s chief end is to glorify God, and to enjoy him for ever. -Westminster Catechism As humans living on planet earth, we have only one purpose: glorify God. That’s it. I know that might be a little controversial, but if we can live out this fundamental, life-changing purpose of ours, then we are doing all […]

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  November 21, 2016   No comments
The Church Can Change the World

The Church Can Change the World

“The mission of God can only be accomplished when every person does his or her part. No one person can do it all. When we all embrace the call to live as an ambassador of Christ, there is no limit to what the Church can do.” -Jimmy Seibert God’s plan the whole time has been […]

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  November 12, 2016   No comments
Community is Family with Purpose

Community is Family with Purpose

Humans were made to be in community with one another. After God created Adam He made Eve to help him because “it is not good for man to be alone. (Genesis 2:18).” Before their fall, Adam and Eve were without sin and they had perfect fellowship with God. If God declared community as a necessity […]

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  November 5, 2016   No comments
The Cost of Discipleship

The Cost of Discipleship

“He is no fool who gives up what He cannot keep to gain that which he cannot lose.” -Jim Elliot What a powerful statement made by one of the greatest heroes of the Christian faith! Jim Elliot gave his life to reaching the unreached and was killed by the very people he was called to […]

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  October 21, 2016   No comments
Intimacy with Jesus

Intimacy with Jesus

Can you remember the last time you encountered the love of God in your life? Maybe you were reading the bible and those words touched your soul and spoke into your current situation. Maybe someone prayed over you and it was exactly what you needed to hear, or maybe you prayed a simple prayer and […]

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  October 14, 2016   No comments
A Real Passion and Purpose

A Real Passion and Purpose

Everyone wants to be a part of something. We are born with longings to fit in, be loved and to be accepted by others. This can be seen in the seemingly endless amounts of clubs, sports teams, and fan groups you can join in this day and age. Whether it ranges from your interest in […]

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  September 30, 2016   No comments