We All Make A Decision: Wisdom or Fool

Do you see the logo for the Proverbs series?  There are two people walking through life.  One has a monster boulder on their back.  The other is just walking along easily pushing the boulder.  You see the obvious difference – right?  The one is exhausted and worn down.  The other is peaceful and trouble-free.  That’s the perfect image for Proverbs.  Why? Because the book of Proverbs explains the facts of life.  It explains how the world works.  There . . . Read More »

Starting Our Study of Proverbs – Learning The Way of the Wise!

So, as we get started today, I want to ask you a couple of questions.   What does it take to live a centered, and healthy life?  What about a peaceful life?  Have you ever wondered why some people just seem to live more peaceful, centered, and healthier lives than others?  How would you describe your life?  Would you describe it as peaceful and centered or is it volatile, and filled with chaos and a lot of major highs . . . Read More »

Five Questions People Have About God

Easter is the most important date on the Christian calendar because it celebrates the day Jesus defeated death.  And because Jesus defeated death, everyone who believes that Jesus is the Son of God, we are set free from death. Here is how the Bible explains it. 14 Since the children, as he calls them, are people of flesh and blood, Jesus himself became like them and shared their human nature. He did this so that through his death . . . Read More »

Are You Experiencing The Overwhelming Victory That is Yours Through Jesus?

It’s Easter Sunday, which is a day of celebration.  It’s often a busy day of family get-togethers, Easter baskets, and Easter Egg Hunts.  For many, it’s a day to dress a little nicer to go to church, and for some, it’s a tradition to go to church on bigger holidays like Christmas and Easter.  So, for many inside their churches, it’s an exciting day with visitors and more attendance and energy around the church services.  And all this . . . Read More »

Jesus Wants You to Change How You View Yourself

Today I close our series called, “What Is The Point Of Church?’  We took over thirteen weeks to talk about Church.  To give you a snapshot of what is happening in the Churches across North America today, we shared lots of stats with you.  We talked about how people view Church verse how God views Church.  Church, we discovered, IS God’s body on earth.  As God’s body, it’s God’s primary way he wants people to know about His . . . Read More »

Being A Christian Is Really Hard If You Don’t Understand God’s Love & Believe It Is True For You

We have been in a big conversation this year that has all been built around one very specific and popular question.  That question is, what’s the point of church?  This has been a lot of fun and has given us an opportunity to explore just how important, and often misunderstood, church and church life can be.  We have been able to talk about the truth behind what church should be, and what it should not be, and we . . . Read More »