May 27, 2014
A church that is an Encouraging Community is not afraid of high expectation, or holding each other accountable for “love and good deeds” (Hebrews 10:19-25) For those of us accepting the challenge to find an accountability friend, here are the 3 questions for your friend to ask you: 1. How is it with your soul (today, this week, this month)? 2. In what ways do you need to be encouraged right now? 3. What, if
May 18, 2014
May 11, 2014
The disciples argued about greatness. Jesus said that the greatest was among them like a servant. How do we become a people who serve? Look to the Shepherd who searches for the 1 sheep. Every person – you, me, the person on the street – is the 1 out of 100 sheep that Jesus treasures. Treasure each other in such a way. Scriptures referenced: Psalm 23; Luke 22:24-30; Luke 15:3-6.
May 4, 2014
April 28, 2014
Today begins a new Easter season series called, “The Good and Beautiful Community.” Drawn from a James Bryan Smith book of the same title, this series continues our congregational work of formation. We are becoming People of the Resurrection! Luke 10:38-42, Romans 12:1-2