ATRR: How to be Rich

ATRR: How to be Rich

As Americans, the vast majority of us fall in the top 1% of wage-earners in the world. So the question we need to ask is not, "how do I get more?" but instead, "How can i BE rich?" In other words, how can I live a God-honoring life with the riches I already have?

The Ten Commandments of Avoiding the Rat Race

The Ten Commandments of Avoiding the Rat Race

Have you ever been stuck in the rat race? Spinning your wheels working harder and harder to gain more and more stuff just to keep up with everyone around you? In this series we'll explore God's plan for getting out of that rut... and Avoiding the Rat Race.

Love Story: Celebrate Fun: Song of Songs

Love Story: Celebrate Fun: Song of Songs

Marriage is a lifelong commitment to one another. This commitment does not have to be a burden, or a drag. God wants us to enjoy our spouse the entirety of our lives. One of the ways we can enjoy our spouse for a lifetime is by "Celebrating Fun"!

Love Story: Deepening Marriages - Song of Songs 1

Love Story: Deepening Marriages - Song of Songs 1

God desires that our marriages thrive. Song of Songs gives us a beautiful Love Story to help deepen our marriages. This week we discuss how we can deepen our marriages by "bragging" about our spouse.

Empathy - Romans 12:14-16

Empathy - Romans 12:14-16

We were created to live in deep and meaningful relationships with others, but in our world today finding and keeping these relationships can be challenging.  As we continue to dive into Romans 12, we see that we cannot have these types of relationships without empathy.

Peace & Harmony - Romans 12: 17-21

Peace & Harmony - Romans 12: 17-21

We all want deep and meaningful relationships, but there are traps that can derail the peace and harmony of those relationships.  Paul gives us keys on how to keep peace and harmony in the relationships that matter the most to us.

Commitment - Romans 12:9-21

Commitment - Romans 12:9-21

We are relational beings. God designed us this way. He designed us to be in deep and meaningful relationship with Him and with each other. One of the avenue's God has given us to develop these relationships is in small group community. And as a group is committed to one another we develop "Life Beyond the Surface"

The Benefits of Serving - John 13:12-17

The Benefits of Serving - John 13:12-17

Throughout this series we have seen that as Christ-followers we are called to serve as Jesus served. And as we serve as Jesus did, there are some "blessings", some benefits,  that come with a lifestyle of service.

How We Serve - John 13:1-17

How We Serve - John 13:1-17

Jesus' example of serving in John 13 is one of his most defining moments.  Is your life defined as one who washes the feet of others?

Why We Serve - John 13:1-17

Why We Serve - John 13:1-17

The Bible is full of amazing imagery, but one of the images we don't think about very often, perhaps because it's so mundane, is a basin and towel. In that simple image, Jesus gives us a tangible example of what it looks like to serve.

Jonah's Anger - Jonah 4

Jonah's Anger - Jonah 4

This ancient book concludes with two challenging ideas. Jonah's sin, and God's compassion. The question we are faced with today...Are we as concerned with Nineveh as God is concerned with Nineveh?

Jonah: Second Chances - Jonah 3

Jonah: Second Chances - Jonah 3

The book of Jonah has a common theme that really comes to the forefront in Chapter 3. That theme is this...God is a God of Second Chances. He extends a second chance to Jonah, the people of Nineveh and also to us today.

Jonah's Fear - Jonah 1 & 2

Jonah's Fear - Jonah 1 & 2

Jonah is book that can easily be looked at as a children's story of man being swallowed by a giant fish. But as you dive deeper into the story a complex web of how God interacts with humanity begins to unfold. This week we explore what it means to step outside of our comfort zone.

 

Message for the Masses: Love Your Enemies - Luke 6:27-36

Message for the Masses: Love Your Enemies - Luke 6:27-36

The message of Jesus always showed a new way...a better way to live...a way that was for people not against them. That message is not always easy to live out, especially with those who try and do us harm. Yet, Jesus says to love them. Explore with us why Jesus calls us to Love Our Enemies