What It Takes To Follow Jesus

I want to start with a couple of questions today. Let’s start here: Are you good at following instructions? If your boss comes up to you at the beginning of the day and gives you some things to do, will you hear it and then follow through?  How do you handle someone telling you what to do?  Maybe you can do it, but you need to know why you have to do it.  Maybe you will do it, . . . Read More »

Do Something! Learning From Jonathan’s Daring Plan

Over the last few Sundays that I have been with you, we focused on the concept of Spiritual Maturity.  We talked about what it is, how it is measured, (which is by our ability to love others) and I believe most importantly we discussed the idea that Spiritual Maturity doesn’t just fall in your lap.  It’s not just given to you.  Living and loving like Christ challenges us, goes against our human instincts, and just isn’t easy, and . . . Read More »

The Way To View & Treat The Church

Welcome back to the God Questions series.  In this series, we are answering a lot of the bigger, more common questions that we have about our Spiritual Lives.  So, you could call this, an FAQ on Spirituality and it’s been very helpful as we have dove in and talked about so many foundational parts of our Faith.  I think it’s been awesome to spend a few weeks and Easter Sunday talking about Jesus, who He is, and what . . . Read More »

Ensuring That Christ Didn’t Die For Nothing

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 for church services or one of the days that is chosen to attend church.  Which may only happen on the big holidays like Christmas and Easter.  And that is ok, those are two very good days to go to church!  You get to hear of God’s great love for you celebrating the . . . Read More »

Holy Spirit Part 2 – The Gift of Peace Regardless Of Your Circumstances

Last week we started a three-part conversation on The Holy Spirit by answering the God Question – Who Is The Holy Spirit?  Hopefully, you left with a greater understanding of who the Holy Spirit is and were able to see how essential the Spirit is to your Spirituality because the Holy Spirit is the activator of our faith.  The Holy Spirit is God, He is God in us.  It is God in us, who completes our faith by . . . Read More »