Don’t Change Anything!

As we get started here today, I want to ask you a question or two.  How do you handle change?  Does just hearing that word “change” throw a little tension into your body this morning?  I want you to think about how you respond to change while I ask the next question.  Are you open to something new, or to new ideas?  How do you respond to new thoughts?  Now before you answer that question, I do want . . . Read More »

Humility, Generosity, & Reaching People For Christ

Welcome back everyone to our big summer series studying The Parables of Jesus.  I’m hoping that you are enjoying this series as much as we are!  You know, as we walk through Scripture and these amazing teachings of Jesus, we hope that you are not only seeing how relevant the Bible is to our lives today, but it’s really our prayer that His Words and these teachings are changing your life, your perspectives, your choices, and by changing . . . Read More »

The First Way We Miss Jesus – We are too busy!

Well, it is hard to believe, but the holidays are upon us.  And today I am introducing our Christmas series, entitled “Missing Jesus.”  I’m really looking forward to this discussion through the Holidays because it is going to give us a chance to look at the Christmas story from an important and unique perspective, but it also is going to give us a chance to be realistic and talk about some of the challenges that come up around . . . Read More »

Success Series Intro – 5 Reasons Why Our Christianity Doesn’t Seem To Be Working.

Have you ever heard someone who doesn’t go to church talk about Christians as hypocrites?  Have you ever heard someone say they would never go to church or be a Christian because Christians are so judgmental and act like they are perfect while the rest of us just aren’t living up to their lofty standards?  You probably have heard something like that, and I don’t know about you, but it’s easy to hear the hurt in someone saying . . . Read More »

Corona: I Lived One Year and Aged Ten Years

In this past year, I feel like I lived for 1 year but aged 10 years.  Do you feel like that?  The feeling like you are stuck, stressed, frustrated.  Almost like you feel frozen and there is nothing you can do about it.  This past year has been filled with chaos.  And it has led to people feeling exhausted. Exhausted emotionally, physically, politically, I could go on and on. Let’s quickly walk through what we have dealt with . . . Read More »