The Tensions Between The Church and The World Has Reached The Tipping Point

Here in 2023, we have started an important conversation, all centering around a very popular question in today’s world.  What is the point of church?  This is an important question, and we have been learning just how essential the church is, how we should view it, how God views it, and just how critical the church is to our Spiritual development, and to the community around us who don’t have the same eternal destiny of those inside the . . . Read More »

What If You Viewed Church As God’s Word Says We Should?

Welcome to a brand-new series in a brand-new year, and I’m just going to say it’s a very important series built around a very important question.  What is the point of church?  This is a conversation that Ken, and I have been excited to talk about for a couple of reasons.  First, this conversation is really the next step or just simply a continuation of what we were talking with you about this fall.  If you remember all . . . Read More »

What “Community” Is & Isn’t, & Why It Is Such A Challenge At Church

This fall we have started an important conversation with you, one that I think we could describe as a journey.  It’s a journey to find answers to life’s biggest and most important questions.   Questions that we all wonder about, that can weigh on us in the deepest parts of our hearts and minds.  Questions like why am I alive?  Does my life matter?  Why is life so hard?  What is the meaning of my life or what is . . . Read More »

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 »