She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins.” All this took place to fulfill what the Lord had said through the prophet: “The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel” (which means “God with us”).
In this day and age, we all want things instantly. Advent is a season of waiting, expectation, and preparation for the celebration of the birth of Jesus. This Advent season, we want to slow down and intentionally focus on Jesus' birth.
Someone once asked Jesus, “Which commandment is the greatest?” In other words, ‘of the over 600 commands, what is at the very top?’ Jesus said, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ The second is like it: “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” Jesus links the two together, meaning you can’t have one without the other. In this series, we will discover how to love others from the source of loving God.
Our culture is rapidly changing like never before. There are many points of contention that fill our headlines, social feeds, and conversations. The church has a history of neglecting or mismanaging cultural issues. We often conform and compromise or withdraw and isolate. But Jesus didn’t shy away from uncomfortable topics, nor did he respond in hate. Instead he spoke to the culture with both clarity and compassion... and so should His followers... So how do we do that?
To some, 21 days can appear like an insignificant amount of time. But 21 days can make a huge difference. 21 days can repair a relationship, heal an addiction, renew your marriage, and restore joy. The reality is 21 days can change everything.
The book of Colossians is a letter that Paul wrote from prison to the church of Colossae. God uses Paul to help the church make important course corrections. He illustrates that we are a new creation because of Christ’s death in our place... and since we are made new, we have the ability to live differently.
Movements…. move. Since its beginning, the church was essentially a movement. It’s a movement that loves patiently, prays expectantly, and worships fervently. In this series, we will go through the book of Acts and explore the local church as a movement.
If you've ever had a tough family situation, watch this series to see how God can redeem a chaotic, distant or even lonely season. No matter your situation, there's always an opportunity to Reset the Table.