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

Miracles: Waiting - Luke 8:40-56

Miracles: Waiting - Luke 8:40-56

How are you at waiting? Do you wait well? There are times where it feels like the Lord is taking forever to help us in our time of need. Yet, what we find time and time again in Scripture is God does his best work in the waiting. 

Miracles: Storms - Luke 8:22-25

Miracles: Storms - Luke 8:22-25

We all will experience times where the storms of life catch us by surprise. Its in the midst of these storms that God shows us where are faith lies. 

Miracles: Amazement - Luke 7:1-10

Miracles: Amazement - Luke 7:1-10

Throughout the Gospels we see Jesus do things that truly amaze us. In Luke 7:1-10 we discover what it looks like to amaze Jesus.

 

Undrafted: The Unqualified - Luke 10

Undrafted: The Unqualified - Luke 10

Have you ever felt unqualified for something you were doing?  Jesus loved to draft into ministry people that the world had said were unqualified for important tasks.  He’s still doing that today; using the “unqualified” to do great things.

Undrafted: Sinners - Luke 5:27-31

Undrafted: Sinners - Luke 5:27-31

Jesus finds the sinner, the worst of the worst, and says "Follow Me". He selects them because Jesus doesn't see your past...he sees your potential. 

Undrafted: The Unknowns - Luke 3:23-38

Undrafted: The Unknowns - Luke 3:23-38

God doesn't just use the powerful, the gifted, the talented, or the well-known. God can, and will, use the unknowns to bring Jesus to our world.